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    Today's Snow Report

    Last updated 03/01/2017 at 06:58 AM

    NEW SNOW

    • 0" 24 HRS
    • 0" 48 HRS
    • 22" 7 Days
    • 0" Overnight

    SNOW DEPTH

    • 210 MID
    • 578 Total

    CURRENT CONDITIONS

    • Packed Powder

    TERRAIN REPORT

    • Open Runs
      86/86
    • Open Lifts
      11/15
    • Open Acres
      2300/2300
    • Open Terrain
      100%
  • 35°F
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    18°F
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    WEATHER
    Sunny

    Today's Weather Forecast

    Last updated 9 hours ago

    • TODAY'S WEATHER

      Sunny
      35°F HIGH
      18°F LOW

      Sunny

    • TOMORROW

      Sunny
      41°F HIGH
      20°F LOW

      Sunny

    • FRIDAY

      Sunny
      40°F HIGH
      24°F LOW

      Sunny

    • SATURDAY

      Mostly Cloudy and Breezy
      35°F HIGH
      24°F LOW

      Mostly Cloudy and Breezy

    • SUNDAY

      Snow Showers Likely and Windy
      26°F HIGH
      21°F LOW

      Snow Showers Likely and Windy

    • MONDAY

      Slight Chance Snow
      34°F HIGH
      27°F LOW

      Slight Chance Snow

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CAT Skiing at Kirkwood

On Hill Safety

YOUR RESPONSIBILITY CODE

Know your ability level and stay within it. Observe “Your Responsibility Code” listed below and share with other skiers the responsibility for a great skiing experience.

1. Always stay in control, and be able to stop or avoid other people or objects.
2. People ahead of you have the right of way. It is your responsibility to avoid them.
3. You must not stop where you obstruct a trail, or are not visible from above.
4. Whenever starting downhill or merging into a trail, look uphill and yield to others.
5. Always use devices to help prevent runaway equipment.
6. Observe all posted signs and warnings. Keep off closed trails and out of closed areas.
7. Prior to using any lift, you must have the knowledge and ability to load, ride and unload safely.

SLOW ZONES

Certain areas (indicated on the map in yellow) are designated as SLOW ZONES. Please observe the posted slow areas by maintaining a speed no faster than the general flow of traffic. Space and speed are especially important in these areas. Fast and aggressive skiing will not be tolerated.

IN CASE OF AN ACCIDENT OR IF YOU GET LOST

Backtrack onto a maintained trail. If you have cell phone reception, call 209-258-7224. Wait for someone to answer; do not hang up until all pertinent information has been gathered. You may also report incidents to any uniformed staff member, but please stay with them until all pertinent information is gathered.  First Aid is available 7 days a week, during normal operating hours.
CAUTION. Snowcats, snowmobiles and snowmaking may be encountered at any time.

ELECTRONIC DEVICES

Vail Resorts strongly discourages the use of electronic devices including cell phones, personal entertainment and communication devices, and any other electronic equipment that utilizes head/ear phones while skiing and snowboarding, or loading and unloading lifts.

TREE WELL AND DEEP SNOW SAFETY

Skiing and snowboarding off the groomed runs and in deep powder is one of the most exciting and appealing parts of the sport. However, if you decide to leave the groomed trails you are voluntarily accepting the risk of a deep snow immersion accident. A deep snow or tree well immersion accident occurs when a skier or rider falls into an area of deep unconsolidated snow and becomes immobilized and suffocates. Deaths resulting from these kinds of accidents are referred to as a NARSID or Non-Avalanche Related Snow Immersion Death.

Become educated on how to reduce the risk of NARSID through your own action and awareness. ALWAYS ski or ride with a partner. The website www.deepsnowsafety.org is intended to assist all skiers and riders in learning about the risks and prevention of deep snow immersion accidents.

 

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