On The Hill: The Edge: The only ones who really know where it is have skied down it
VIDEO: With apologies to the late, great local journalist Hunter S. Thompson, who knew the edge of things when he sniffed it, The Edge at Snowmass ski area is a sparsly-used, oft-groomed black diamond run that traces a fine arc downhill from the precipitous perch of the High Alpine lift. Aspen Times mountain correspondent Corby Anderson visits what was once a daily run for him back in his Top of 12 lifty days and finds it to be particularly edgable.
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ASPEN SKI COMPANY OFFICIAL REPORT: 0″ in the past 24 hours, 0″ in 48 hours and 11″ in the last 7 days. High of 50°, low of 22°.
ASPEN TIMES FIELD REPORT: Warm, sunny, spring skiing rules the week.
LIFT LINE STATUS: High Alpine has the occasional contender, but generally you can ski right up and jump on the double chair, but watch for the center pole!
LISTENING TO: Metallica “Whiskey In A Jar”
SNOWCAST: NOAA.com is reporting:
- Today: Sunny, with a high near 51. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.
- Thursday: A slight chance of snow showers before 8am, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 48. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
- Friday: A chance of snow before 1pm, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
- Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 50.
- Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
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