We have received 8″ to 10″ of fresh snow over night and it’s still coming down! This is the best storm we’ve had all season. It may take a little extra time traveling to the mountains today but it will be more than worth it! Don’t forget your tire chains, they are required on all vehicles except those with 4wd and awd with snow tires on highways 18 and 38. Highway 330/18 the front way is closed but plans to reopen this morning. Check CalTrans for the latest road information. The worlds biggest ski rail jam starts today after a weather hold yesterday. [...]
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The temperatures shifted and it has officially started to DUMP snow! With the forecast calling for “heavy” snow throughout the night we can say with confidence that this very well could be the biggest storm of the season! It may take a little extra time traveling to the mountains tonight but hopes are incredibly high that it will be more than worth it! Stay tuned for more updates!
Due to wind and lightning in the vicinity we have decided to close Bear Mountain for the remainder of the day. we plan to open tomorrow at 8am as per usual.
**Snow Summit will be closed for today due to weather, Snow Summit plans to re-open tomorrow at 8:00 a.m. Bear Mountain is open today for normal business hours. The current storm system is providing some moisture right now and with temperatures expected to drop throughout the day forecasts are predicting snow this afternoon through Sunday! At this point War of Rails is on a weather delay which means the contest will carry on it’s usual routine times tomorrow and Sunday instead of today and tomorrow. For up to the minute details on what’s happening with WOR check their Facebook page. [...]
**Snow Summit will be closed for today due to weather, Snow Summit plans to re-open tomorrow at 8:00 a.m. Bear Mountain is open today for normal business hours. “Winter Storm Watch in effect from February 28, 06:00 AM PST until March 2, 02:00 AM PST” - NOAA. Looks like a bit of winter is heading our way for today and tomorrow. Pack your chains for your vehicle as winter weather can change quickly. For the latest road information visit http://caltrans.ca.gov/. Plan on driving up today so you can enjoy some freshies tomorrow morning! If winter weather is in effect for Saturday’s War of Rails event [...]