Whistler Mountain on track for Nov. 25 opening

Posted By: The Ski Channel on November 8, 2010 6:19 pm

Fresh off of the Olympics, It’s starting to look a lot like winter for Whistler Blackcomb.

With official opening day, November 25th, quickly approaching Mother Nature has been hard at work  With over 60cm at the Pig Alley weather station on Whistler Mountain (1650metres elevation) clearly Mother Nature can’t wait for the season to start and is doing all she can to help Whistler Blackcomb potentially open a little earlier than the 25th…  

Also keep up to date with the latest changes in the forecast by checking out our Alpine Forecast at www.whistlerblackcomb.com/weather  
Weather Update - November 8th
Temperature Outlook - Freezing levels are currently hovering near 1200m (mid mountain) and are expected to remain steady throughout the week.
Forecasted Snow -  A small storm is expected to move in tomorrow bringing 5-10cm (2-4 inches) followed by sunny breaks Wednesday before another storm rolls in on Thursday bringing upwards of 20cm (8 inches) by the end of this week
Current Snow Line -  accumulations to near the middle of Wizard Express on Blackcomb or Fitzsimmons Express on Whistler
New Snow / Base - A storm delivered around 15cm (6 inches) of new snow over the last couple of days with a current snow base of 68cm (27 inches) as measured at the Pig Alley weather station at 1650m on Whistler Mountain.  In the high alpine accumulations are sitting at over 100cm+ (40 inches)
Picture of the Week- Photo - Doug MacFarlane, snowy blanket covering the Glacier Bowl on Whistler Mountain on November 8, 2010