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On The Hill: Massive round-the-clock snowcat operation underway at Buttermilk as crews build the Red Bull Doublepipe

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VIDEO: Aspen Ski Company park and pipe snowcat crews are working tread to tread with Snowpark Technologies crews around the clock for the next two-plus weeks to build the Red Bull Doublepipe at Buttermilk. Aspen Times mountain correspondent Corby Anderson is working on a time-lapse project and offers a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the massive operation that is underway to create this one-of-a-kind course.

On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute.

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ASPEN SKI COMPANY OFFICIAL REPORT: 3″ in the past 24 hours, 3″ in 48 hours and 23″ in the last 7 days. High of 28°, low of 17°.

ASPEN TIMES FIELD REPORT: It’s a beautiful day up at Buttermilk! Warm, just a slight breeze, and plenty of fresh powder to explore in the trees.

LIFT LINE STATUS: Five minute wait at the Buttermilk Express lift.

LISTENING TO: Natural Disasters “Brad’s Garage”

SNOWCAST: NOAA.com is reporting:

  • Today: Scattered snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 30. West northwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Tonight: Scattered snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 9. West wind around 5 mph becoming south southeast in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Friday: A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 30. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
  • Friday Night: Snow likely, mainly before 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 13. South southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
  • Saturday: Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 34. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Sunday: A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.

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