March 15, 2023. big finish.

A surprise overnight storm with 8-10 inches of new snow and hammering winds with our remote weather station at 10,000 feet recording a wind gust of 146 mph.

We woke up to limited visibility at the lodge with thick clouds preventing us from seeing any terrain from the lodge elevation.

A group of 5 guests went cat skiing for extra vertical runs and experienced the best snow conditions of the three-day tour, skiing 5 runs in Conrad Creek.

It was a big finish to a great tour.

16 new guests arrive this evening for the single day tomorrow.

Improving weather is likely beginning this afternoon with clear, cold and calm conditions expected for tomorrow.

Sleep well.