300 CMS in Seven DAYS!

Image:  Mount Washington’s grooming crews have their hands full with 300 centimetres of snow in 7 days!
Credit:  Mount Washington Alpine Resort

It’s official; Mount Washington Alpine Resort has now surpassed- make that blown past- their old snowfall record for the month of November.  The resort received a whopping 440 centimetres of snow over the last three weeks.  With one week left this month, conditions are looking ideal for this Saturday’s opening day.

“Our old record for November snowfall was 300 centimetres in 2006,” explains resort spokesperson Brent Curtain.  “Needless to say, this month we’ve seen unprecedented amounts of snow up here.  We received 300 centimetres in the last week alone!”

As of Monday, November 23rd, Mount Washington was reporting a snowbase of 240cms.  “This is a base we usually see in mid-January.  We’re standing on 6 feet of compacted snow in front of the Alpine Lodge and it gets deeper the further you look up the mountain,” Curtain adds.

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