Ragged Mountain Resort
Ragged Mountain Resort
Thursday, February 27, 2020
Submitted on February 27, 2020 by beccam (705 Rating705)
Session SessionAfternoon
Lift Ticket Ticket TypeSeason Pass
Lift Lines Lift Lines0 minutes
Snow Trail Conditions60% open; Frozen Granular, Wet Packed Powder
Glades Gladesthe only one open was Ragged Edge - didn't go in as the access is to the right (skier's) edge of Showboat and it was WAY to firm
Moguls Mogulsnone of note
Terrain Park Terrain Park(s)several - I didn't partake
Run of the Day Run of the DayBirches
Food and Beverage Food and Beveragei didn't partake
Comments CommentsWaited for the rain to clear before I drove over. Wind picked up quickly. Started as smooth, buttery, frosting-like surface then went to chunks very quickly. Initially really fun finding places that had not been marked by skis, but, then the wind began blowing all the new snow (there was maybe an inch of fresh snow) off and leaving ice in places. Showboat was riding really nice, as was Cardigan and Lower Ridge/Pines. I am surprised they didn't have to put the Spear lift on wind hold - the wind was ALMOST unbearable. Could barely stand it, and the Spear Lift had many fewer riders than the 6-pack which had more wind-sheltering.

All in all, a very pleasant afternoon but things just got too firm and windy so I called it a day just shy of 2 hours on the board.
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