Conditions Report: Wednesday, December 19th 2018, 6:00 am

Good morning shredders! Here is your daily dose of Mt. Bachelor conditions:


Come up and celebrate with us like it’s 1958! Wednesday, December 19th marks Mt. Bachelor’s 60th birthday, and we are celebrating with some shocking throwback deals. 

To honor our lift ticket prices from 1958, we will offer $3 lift tickets to ride Red Chair, which serves some of the same original ski terrain as when the mountain opened. All Red Chair ticket proceeds will go to Protect Our Winters and on-mountain sustainability initiatives. If you buy a Red Chair ticket, you will be automatically entered into a raffle to win some great prizes later in the afternoon. Season passes and other ordinarily-valid lift tickets will still be valid on Red Chair, but if you want to enter the raffle, we invite you to stop by the ticket office and purchase a $3 souvenir sticky-back lift ticket.

Make sure to swing into West Village Lodge to get some deliciously inexpensive food items to replicate what our prices were like when we opened in 1958. We’ll also have some great old school drink specials going on at Clearing Rock Bar. And we’ll be popping bottles at 3 p.m. for a toast and some birthday cake. You won’t want to miss this.


VIP Subaru Parking for the first 100 Subaru’s at West Village 

9:00 a.m. 60th Anniversary Commemorative Yeti Mugs to the first 100 people in the Red Chair lift line

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 10 Barrel Beer Tasting at the Base of Red Chair

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Live Music on the West Village Deck

3:00 p.m. Sparkling Cider Toast + Birthday Cake in West Village Lodge

3:15 p.m. Red Chair Raffle on the West Village Deck

As for the weather and snow conditions on Wednesday, it should be an amazing day on the mountain. Fresh new snow awaits with diminishing wind and a break from the recent storminess. It is important to remember that even though the terrain may look inviting and skiable, hazards still exist just below the snow surface and we want to make sure all terrain is safe prior to its opening. Be safe in new snow: Read more about tree well and snow immersion hazards.

Lift Ticket Prices  Save $10 per ticket when you buy online

Uphill Travel & Hiking Policy  To see which routes are open in real-time, check the “Hike Zone” status below in the Lifts & Trails section. And on the mountain, obey the open/closed signs on the designated uphill route. Dogs are only allowed in the parking lot and in the vicinity of the base lodges, and must be on a leash at all times. They are not allowed to hike up the mountain with you.

Snowfall Data West Village

snowfall_since_3_pm 3
snowfall_last_24_hours 10
snowfall_last_3_days 14
snowfall_last_7_days 18
snowfall_season 79

Snowfall Data Mid Mountain

snowfall_since_3_pm 3
snowfall_last_24_hours 11
snowfall_last_3_days 22
snowfall_last_7_days 26
snowfall_season 98

Weather Sensor Data

time Dec 19, 2018 06:00 AM
wv-base 45.12
wv-temp 26.76
sunrise-temp 24.79
pine-temp 23.51
northwest-temp 22.04
wv-rh 100
pine-rh 100
sunrise-wind-avg 25
sunrise-wind-max 39
sunrise-wind-dir 289
pine-wind-avg 30
pine-wind-max 39
pine-wind-dir 302
northwest-wind-avg 25
northwest-wind-max 41
northwest-wind-dir 290

Weather data, conditions quote, and webcam images are from the lovely folks at