I will be skiing the Vail resorts March 23-26, what will the snow be like (powder? or crud?) I have only been there in the early winter so...
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1/29/06 at 7:29pm
Originally Posted by mudfoot
Tip #1, unless there is new snow do not bother going out first thing in the morning or you will be skiing very solid groomed runs or "frozen door knobs" on the ungroomed. You need to wait for the sun to soften up the snow and then follow it around to find the right conditions. Some aspects may get too soft by the end of the day while others will still be frozen. If you pay attention to the sun and where other people are skiing you can figure it out. The high altitude sun can warm things up pretty fast.