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Snowshoe Tested Snowguns on Monday.
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10 months ago

Looks like they did a more extended test in the basin last night. 

10 months ago

rbrtlav wrote:

Looks like they did a more extended test in the basin last night. 

I saw that this morning on my cam.  We’re getting close.

10 months ago

Forecast looks good for snowmaking starting around midweek, next few nights look on the warm side of marginal

10 months ago

I walked around the village (empty) and top of Ballhooter.  One of the guns they had parked there looked brand new.  I didn’t have my phone with me but was a fan type on wheels.

10 months ago

Bonzski wrote:

I walked around the village (empty) and top of Ballhooter.  One of the guns they had parked there looked brand new.  I didn’t have my phone with me but was a fan type on wheels.

They must have added a drone to their marketing efforts.  (Which I think is a great idea) 

They posted this pic over the weekend.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BMbp1QAjK3f/?taken-by=snowshoemtn

10 months ago

I noticed a new (I think) yellow fan gun with red lettering earlier.  I think it was at the bottom of Ballhooter lift.

MorganB

10 months ago

The Colonel wrote:

I noticed a new (I think) yellow fan gun with red lettering earlier.  I think it was at the bottom of Ballhooter lift.

MorganB

Yes, had a name I didn’t recognized.  Will try a pic this weekend unless BD82 can spot it on his cam.  It’s sitting over by the large trail map sign left of Ballhooter lift.

10 months ago

Bonzski wrote:

 unless BD82 can spot it on his cam. 

I tried to zoom in but it’s too fuzzy.  Maybe we’ll see it in action this weekend with lows in the 20s

 

10 months ago

Blue Don 1982 wrote:

Bonzski wrote:

 unless BD82 can spot it on his cam. 

I tried to zoom in but it’s too fuzzy.  Maybe we’ll see it in action this weekend with lows in the 20s

 

I hope so, I’d love to see them get  a few trails open for Thanksgiving 

10 months ago

A bunch of the fan guns on skidder were on this morning. They appeared to be at a pretty high angle though so I’m guessing temps are not optimal. I don’t see anything down at the boathouse on. I suspect by Sunday we will have a decent idea if thanksgiving skiing is an option 

10 months ago

A resident there told me it snowed quit a bit yesterday but ground was too warm for accumalation.

10 months ago
It got down to 22 degrees tonight and they are currently making snow. Tonight should be cold too so they are definitely getting some snowmaking temps.
10 months ago

My balcony this morning - notice the rainbow over ballhooter.

10 months ago

These appear to be brand new.

10 months ago

Wind does not appear to be helping them, hopefully they can continue a decent amount into the day and run again tonight. Noticed that they have removed most of the 11/23 opening day references though

10 months ago

Blue Don 1982 wrote:

These appear to be brand new.

Yes that’s them. Were you at condo this weekend?
10 months ago

Negative.  Chris was at his place and stopped in mine.  I’m on drywall patrol in the basement LOL.

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