Mt. Baker ski area in Washington state just got 6 more inches of snow yesterday bringing their snow total since last Friday to 36 inches. They have 40” of snow at the top of Pan Dome and 30” of snow at Heather Meadows base area. They’ve been packing down the snow with snowcats and they are feeling confident enough to Open on Thursday with all 8 chairlifts open and all 3 lodges open. They are still saying this is probable and not for sure, but we’re feeling confident they wouldn’t have said anything if they didn’t think it was a go.
Mt. Baker will announce wether or not they’ll open Thursday today before 5pm PST and we’ll let you know right here.
Mt. Baker will be opening up in style…
“After another 6 inches of snow today we are looking at a PROBABLE THURSDAY OPENING, with all eight chairlifts and all 3 lodges open! We will make a final decision tomorrow on opening day. Check www.mtbaker.us for the latest details. See you on the mountain soon!” – Mt. Baker ski area
“Mt. Baker lucked out today [November 18th], with most of the warmup heading further south to the other passes. We received another 6 inches of snow today, to bring the snowfall total to 36 inches since Friday! We now have 40 inches of snow on top of Pan Dome and 30 inches of base at Heather Meadows.
Forecasts are calling for more snow to fall tonight with temperatures continuing to drop, then clearing and cold temperatures through the weekend.
We are looking at a PROBABLE THURSDAY OPENING, with all eight chairlifts and all 3 lodges open! We will make a final decision tomorrow on opening day.” – Mt. Baker