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On The Hill: Riding with Sasquatch

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VIDEO: It’s not a wookie. It’s not a gorilla or a monkey either. It’s Sasquatch! And we’re stoked because Cracker is coming to Aspen! Free concert at the base of Ajax, 6pm this Saturday, Feb. 14th!

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: 0″ in the past 24 hours, 0″ in 48 hours and 0″ in the last 7 days. High of 45°, low of 21°.

ASPEN TIMES FIELD REPORT: I can see some kind of weather event off in the distance from the top of Ajax. I’m generally finding that conditions are good up top of most mountains, where the temps are cooler. As the day warms up, the conditions change depending on aspect and elevation, becoming slightly slushy and Spring-like towards the bottom of the mountain, especially in the afternoon. Adjust your skiing accordingly!

LIFT LINE STATUS: Silver Queen Gondola saw a number of folks this morning, but ASC staff kept things moving smoothly.

LISTENING TO: “You Are Beautiful” by Cracker

SNOWCAST: NOAA.com is reporting:

  • Tonight: Scattered snow showers, mainly before 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of snow before 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.
  • Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. West wind around 5 mph becoming south southeast in the evening.
  • Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. West wind around 5 mph.
  • Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
  • Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.

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