Maybe it’s raining at sea level, but Eaglecrest is chillin’

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While a rainy winter has kept snow off the ground at lower altitudes, Eaglecrest Ski Area is up and running with alacrity after its , said a spokesperson.

“It’s a winter wonderland. Ski patrol measured, like, 20 inches of snow since Sunday,” said Charlie Herrington, Eaglecrest marketing manager. “It’s not super light fluffy powder, but exactly the kind of snow we need to fill in some holes. It’s nice pasty powder.”

The solid snowfall has made up for a Dec. 19 start which opened rapidly into the regular schedule on Jan. 10, Herrington said.

“Thursday will be a great day. Get it before the weekend,” Herrington said.

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