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London
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Snow conditions now....

Hi Guys,

What's the snow conditions looking like right now?

Can see from the webcams that there's no snow in the Villiage but does that mean that skiing / boarding will be really limited come opening weekend?

Scotland
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reviews: 73
1. Re: Snow conditions now....

Although there's snow on the webcams it's not that much and it's nowhere near the village.

There's still time though.

Scotland
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reviews: 73
2. Re: Snow conditions now....

Just checked the webcams tonight and can see there is actually some snow down at the slopes into the village, albeit just a covering.

Seattle, Wa
posts: 2,092
reviews: 20
3. Re: Snow conditions now....

Let's hope they get a big dump or two or three this coming week. :) I too will be there opening weekend. We always do come then, but, it's still November, and there's no ski resort in the world that can guarantee good conditions in November. So we hope for the best but bring lots of reading material and plan on doing other things in case conditions are poor.

Edited: 11:55 am, November 13, 2012
vancouver
Destination Expert
for Vancouver
posts: 2,509
4. Re: Snow conditions now....

Grouse open today,Cypress tommorow, not Whistler i know but might help to fill gap until it opens

London
posts: 5
reviews: 1
5. Re: Snow conditions now....

Thanks everyone, forecast is looking promising for this weekend so let's keep fingers crossed!

Shropshire, England
posts: 308
reviews: 25
6. Re: Snow conditions now....

Whister Mountain is opening on 17th Nov (Emerald Express, Big Red & Franz's lifts operating).

Blackcomb Mountain opens as planned on 22nd.

canada
posts: 173
reviews: 1
7. Re: Snow conditions now....

is it plausible to expect snow in the village by Nov 21st? just want to go there for the winter village atmosphere, not actually skiing.

Vancouver-by-the-Sea
Destination Expert
for British Columbia
posts: 5,439
8. Re: Snow conditions now....

No.

It was 6 degrees above today and they're having similar temperatures all next week-with steady rain.

Kallangur, Australia
posts: 1
9. Re: Snow conditions now....

I will be ther on 17/12/2012 do you think there could be snow in the village be than?

Scotland
posts: 588
reviews: 73
10. Re: Snow conditions now....

You can never guarantee snow in the village.

We go for two weeks at the end of Feb every year and some years (although not many) its been snow in the village the whole time. Other years there's been no snow lying in the village the entire two weeks. The rest of the time its a mix of both.

All you can do is turn up and hope and pray.