Grandeco Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 4th May 2017

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:05am on Thursday 4th May 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Fair. Blue skies, some thin high cloud
Base temp:
9°C

Top temp:
8°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
SW 2m/s
visibility condition
Excellent
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Last 7 reports (total): 0cm
Last 14 reports (total): 0cm
Current month (May 2017) total: 0cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 859cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:05am on Thursday 4th May 2017
The latest Grandeco Now report can be found here

Good morning from Grandeco.

Four more days to enjoy skiing in this area - at Grandeco or Nekoma - with both ski hills trying their best to keep the snow ride-able until Sunday.

The base area of Grandeco is still open, but the course down to base is now getting narrow. Happily the upper courses are still available so it's recommended to take the Number 3 lift and Melissa course to enjoy the larger amounts of snow.

There are many cars around the area now because it's Golden Week. Everywhere seems to be crowded with people. Drive safe and move quick!

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Lifts information:

- Gondola
- Number 3 quad lift

Courses open:

80% courses now open.
Lavender A, Lavender 28, Mint B and Center 33 course are closed.
The Snow Parks are now closed.

Official snow depth:
Top: 140cm
Base: 40cm

Road Condition to Grandeco:
No snow. Summer tires ok.

Archive report: Posted at 9:05am on Thursday 4th May 2017
The latest Grandeco Now report can be found here

Grandeco Now ski lift operation notes:

Gondola and Number 3 quad lifts are operating

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March observed snowfall total 153cm 27cm -
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Season observed snowfall total 859cm 571cm 0cm
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2016/2017 season - 4cm
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112cm
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327cm
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