On The Hill: Some Saturdays are for sunny benches and guitars
March 30, 2014
VIDEO: Aspen Times mountain correspondent Corby Anderson delivers his daily video conditions report almost-live from Aspen Mountain.
Aspen official report: 0″ of new snow overnight, 11″ in the past 48 hours, and 23″ in the past week.
Aspen Times field report: Nice and sunny and warm down in town. High of about 45 today up top. It’s the kind of Saturday when hanging out on a sunny bench at the base of the mountain with a cup of coffee, a guitar and a good friend just seems too perfect to pass up.
Liftline status: Gondy was 10 deep at 12 noon.
Snowcast: Today–mostly sunny, with a high near 51. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Tonight–partly cloudy, with a low around 24. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Sunday, expect snow again. Rain and snow showers likely, mainly after 2pm. Some thunder is also possible. Areas of blowing dust after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
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On the Hill Winter 2012-13 documented 150 straight days of ski conditions in Colorado’s High Country.