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Weather Forecast for Granite Peak Ski Area at 486 m altitude

issued: 12am 02 Sep 2014 (local time)
Previous weeks

Days 0-3 Granite Peak Ski Area Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 21.0mm), heaviest during Wed night. Warm (max 26°C on Thu afternoon, min 14°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Wed morning, fresh winds from the SW by Thu afternoon).

Days 4-6 Granite Peak Ski Area Weather Summary:

Light rain (total 6.0mm), mostly falling on Thu night. Warm (max 24°C on Thu night, min 10°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the NW on Fri morning, calm by Sun morning).
Mon Tuesday 2 Wednesday 3 Thursday 4 Friday 5 Saturday 6 Sun
night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM
 
clear
rain showers
rain showers
clear
clear
clear
rain showers
light rain
light rain
rain showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Wind (km/h)
15 WNW15
15 W15
20 W20
15 WSW15
10 SW10
20 SSW20
20 SSW20
20 SSW20
30 SSW30
25 WNW25
30 NW30
25 NW25
15 NW15
10 WNW10
20 W20
10 NNW10
0 ESE0
10 SW10
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Snow cm - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Rain mm - 2 1 - - - 14 2 2 6 - - - - - - - -
Max °C 16 19 21 16 23 24 21 25 26 24 16 17 13 18 19 14 17 18
Min °C 14 16 19 15 19 22 20 22 25 12 13 15 11 14 17 10 13 17
WChill °C 13 15 19 14 19 22 20 22 25 9 10 14 9 13 16 9 13 17
Rel. hum. % 85 80 55 68 67 58 94 94 84 75 58 46 58 54 50 80 52 53
Freezing level (m) 3250 2900 3200 3200 3800 4100 4350 4700 4850 4550 4200 4050 3600 3250 3150 3150 3300 3400
Granite Peak Ski Area freezing level scale
snowy slope Granite Peak Ski Area freezing level
Sunrise - 6:20 - - 6:22 - - 6:22 - - 6:24 - - 6:26 - - 6:26 -
Sunset - - 19:32 - - 19:30 - - 19:29 - - 19:27 - - 19:25 - - 19:23

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The above table gives the weather forecast for Granite Peak Ski Area at the specific elevation of 486 m. Our sophisticated weather models allow us to provide snow forecasts for the top, middle and bottom ski stations of Granite Peak Ski Area. To access the weather forecasts for the other elevations, use the tab navigation above the table. For a wider view of the weather, check out the Weather Map of United States. Click here to read further information on freezing levels and how we forecast our temperatures.

Visitor Reviews of Granite Peak Ski Area


Mark Switek from United States writes:

Up until this year I was a huge proponent of what was happening at Granite Peak. Right now the best thing that could happen from my opinion is for them to go bankrupt, a new management group that knows something about ski area take over and then it will be a ski area. If you look at the surface, it seems like a nice midwestern ski area. If you look closer, you will see it is terribly mis-managed with a law suit waiting to happen. One trip to a real ski area will tell you these people are real amateurs.

Examples: Last year the on the hill crew came and cut small trees along the edge of the runs. This year we have punge sticks waiting to impale an unsuspecting snowboarder or skier as the snow depth is not as deep as last year. An easy correction would be to cut them at ground level in the non snow months.

Yesterday I saw 14 ski patrol persons getting on the same lift all at once. I said to my ski partner ' I sure hope this chair doesn't break as the evac crew is on the chair and none of them are prepared to self evac.' The chair has a history of failure. Today we sat on the stopped chair for an hour, yes 60 minutes before the decision to lock out was made. We were within ear shot of the motor house and could hear the happenings, 40 minutes to try to fix the brake solenoid, 20 minutes to try to start the auxillary motor. Standard call is ten minutes to get it up and going and then patrol takes over, locks down the chair and begins the evac. Yes there can be mechanical problems, but someone needs to make a decision and it won't happen here. Do you think starting the auxillary motor every day would be out of order? The ski area that I used to work at had a practice of running all auxillaries every day.

My last rant is on the lift ops. Short of a few, they have not received the proper training to know what their job is. The carpet is quite often dry so you can't slide into the lift box, the entry areas into the lift boxes are anything but flat. It takes a seasoned skier to get in the lift area without creating a problem. And they can't figure out why they have to shut the chair off so frequently. Any real ski area knows to make the loading area as smooth as your living room floor and it will aleviate problems. Not here yet.
I partly feel for them because they are so close to being a nice area, as the owner has spent a fortune making it nice and it is a nice place to ski if you don't see how poorly managed the place is. An on the hill manager that knows something about ski areas could turn this nightmare into a real cool place to ski and ride.

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