WEATHER

Skiing, Riding, and Weather Conditions For Bell2 Lodge and Ripley Creek Inn

Bell 2 Lodge 5 Day Forecast

Saturday
Today
A few clouds
High: -14°C
Low: -16°C
Sunday
Tomorrow
Sunny
High: -11°C
Low: -20°C
Monday
In two days
A mix of sun and clouds
High: -11°C
Low: -18°C
Tuesday
In three days
Mainly sunny
High: -10°C
Low: -14°C
Wednesday
In four days
A few flurries
High: -8°C
Low: -18°C

Ripley Creek 5 Day Forecast

Saturday
Today
A few clouds
High: -12°C
Low: -16°C
Sunday
Tomorrow
Mainly sunny
High: -10°C
Low: -14°C
Monday
In two days
Mainly sunny
High: -10°C
Low: -14°C
Tuesday
In three days
Mainly sunny
High: -9°C
Low: -12°C
Wednesday
In four days
A few flurries
High: -13°C
Low: -16°C

All temperatures shown are at treeline (3000feet / 1000m)

Select year: 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005

   
Avg. temp at 3000feet / 1000metres: °C
New snowfall:
Snow condition in the alpine:
Snow condition in the trees:
Total vertical skied:
Avg. snowbase at 3000feet / 1000metres:
2018 Week 08: 2018.02.16
Great snow today and fairly good weather allowed us to get into the high alpine runs to the south west.
   
Avg. temp at 3000feet / 1000metres: -5°C
New snowfall: 11 cm
Snow condition in the alpine: Very good
Snow condition in the trees: Excellent
Total vertical skied: 8,865 m
Avg. snowbase at 3000feet / 1000metres: 185 cm
2018 Week 08: 2018.02.15
The weather was a little challenging as the day progressed due to increased clouds and snow. We enjoyed the day skiing in the trees to valley bottom. Excellent snow in the trees.
   
Avg. temp at 3000feet / 1000metres: -5°C
New snowfall: 2 cm
Snow condition in the alpine: Fair
Snow condition in the trees: Excellent
Total vertical skied: 7,970 m
Avg. snowbase at 3000feet / 1000metres: 181 cm
2018 Week 08: 2018.02.14
We welcomed some new guests to the lodge yesterday and it was our pleasure to take them out and show them the terrain today. We had great visibility and sun for our ski day in the alpine and trees.
   
Avg. temp at 3000feet / 1000metres: -4°C
New snowfall: 0 cm
Snow condition in the alpine: Good
Snow condition in the trees: Very good
Total vertical skied: 8,700 m
Avg. snowbase at 3000feet / 1000metres: 181 cm
2018 Week 08: 2018.02.13
Short day of skiing today due to storming weather. We were able to get out to the Redflat area for a few good tree runs.
   
Avg. temp at 3000feet / 1000metres: -4°C
New snowfall: 20 cm
Snow condition in the alpine: n/a
Snow condition in the trees: Good
Total vertical skied: 2,800 m
Avg. snowbase at 3000feet / 1000metres: 182 cm
2018 Week 08: 2018.02.12
Deteriorating weather conditions prevented us from pushing out too far beyond our front range. Despite the weather we managed to have a great day skiing in the alpine and tree line.
   
Avg. temp at 3000feet / 1000metres: -6°C
New snowfall: 0 cm
Snow condition in the alpine: Good
Snow condition in the trees: Very good
Total vertical skied: 9,420 m
Avg. snowbase at 3000feet / 1000metres: 171 cm
2018 Week 08: 2018.02.11
Skied some long runs in the SW and some great Alpine runs in the East. Perfect blue skies and no wind made the day a classic.
   
Avg. temp at 3000feet / 1000metres: -9°C
New snowfall: 0 cm
Snow condition in the alpine: Good
Snow condition in the trees: Very good
Total vertical skied: 11,080 m
Avg. snowbase at 3000feet / 1000metres: 171 cm
2018 Week 08: 2018.02.10
Super clear skies today. The helicopters spread to the corners of the tenure and we shredded alpine dream snow. Excellent day for the new guests.
   
Avg. temp at 3000feet / 1000metres: -6°C
New snowfall: 0 cm
Snow condition in the alpine: Very good
Snow condition in the trees: Very good
Total vertical skied: 8,120 m
Avg. snowbase at 3000feet / 1000metres: 171 cm
2018 Week 07: (Feb 03 - Feb 09)
Week 7 was a week to remember. It started out with some really great deep powder skiing all over the tenure. We had one day that the weather did not allow us to get out but we were getting tired anyway. After our mid week day off we got back out and skied some great alpine runs to finish the week off. Felt like we just had a really great party all week long with some good friends.
   
Avg. temp at 3000feet / 1000metres: -7°C
New snowfall: 10 cm
Snow condition in the alpine: Very good
Snow condition in the trees: Very good
Total vertical skied: 38,420 m
Avg. snowbase at 3000feet / 1000metres: 180 cm
2018 Week 06: (Jan 27 - Feb 02)
A very snowy week with the perfect amounts of light dry powder every day. We had amazing skiing at treeline and below in deep cold powder. The weather was mostly overcast so the higher elevations where only available for short excursions but the scenery then was stunning above a sea of clouds.
   
Avg. temp at 3000feet / 1000metres: -12°C
New snowfall: 101 cm
Snow condition in the alpine: Very good
Snow condition in the trees: Awesome
Total vertical skied: 38,310 m
Avg. snowbase at 3000feet / 1000metres: 196 cm
2018 Week 05: (Jan 20 - Jan 26)
Challenging weather all week but no down days the whole week. Everyday brougth a fresh shot of low density snow that made for excellent conditions. A great week.
   
Avg. temp at 3000feet / 1000metres: -5°C
New snowfall: 31 cm
Snow condition in the alpine: Excellent
Snow condition in the trees: Excellent
Total vertical skied: 40,720 m
Avg. snowbase at 3000feet / 1000metres: 160 cm
2018 Week 04: (Jan 13 - Jan 19)
Steady light snowfall through the week kept conditions fresh. The week ended with excellent skiing from ridges top to valley bottom in awesome conditions with fantastic views.
   
Avg. temp at 3000feet / 1000metres: -3°C
New snowfall: 26 cm
Snow condition in the alpine: Very good
Snow condition in the trees: Excellent
Total vertical skied: 40,510 m
Avg. snowbase at 3000feet / 1000metres: 160 cm
2018 Week 03: (Jan 06 - Jan 12)
A cold week with lots of good weather and excellent skiing in most valleys. The beginning of the week had a few days of fresh powder and it kept well preserved for the rest of the week.
   
Avg. temp at 3000feet / 1000metres: -18°C
New snowfall: 35 cm
Snow condition in the alpine: Excellent
Snow condition in the trees: Excellent
Total vertical skied: 29,165 m
Avg. snowbase at 3000feet / 1000metres: 165 cm
2018 Week 02: (Dec 30 - Jan 05)
Short week with only three guest days. The week started with beautiful sunny skies but bracing arctic temperatures, we sampled some wonderful alpine terrain with an austere ambiance. Some new snow later in the week pushed away the cold air mass and allowed us to frolic in the enchanted forests.
   
Avg. temp at 3000feet / 1000metres: -7°C
New snowfall: 45 cm
Snow condition in the alpine: Good
Snow condition in the trees: Very good
Total vertical skied: 15,525 m
Avg. snowbase at 3000feet / 1000metres: 150 cm
2018 Week 01: (Dec 23 - Dec 29)
Valley bottom temperature were cold all week but, We enjoyed very good alpine skiing in the pleasant inversion temperatures. Lots of sun and clear skies.
   
Avg. temp at 3000feet / 1000metres: -14°C
New snowfall: 0 cm
Snow condition in the alpine: Very good
Snow condition in the trees: Excellent
Total vertical skied: 42,400 m
Avg. snowbase at 3000feet / 1000metres: 154 cm
2018 Week 00: (Dec 16 - Dec 22)
The week started with a heavy snowfall that delivered 60 cm of fresh and made for some great skiing in both the trees and the alpine. For the rest of the week the skies cleared and we were able to explore far and wide under bluebird skies. We ended the week skiing under beautiful light as we celebrated winter solstice. What a way to start the season!
   
Avg. temp at 3000feet / 1000metres: -6°C
New snowfall: 60 cm
Snow condition in the alpine: Very good
Snow condition in the trees: Excellent
Total vertical skied: 30,610 m
Avg. snowbase at 3000feet / 1000metres: 158 cm

All temperatures shown are at treeline (3000feet / 1000m)

Select year: 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005

   
Avg. temp at 3000feet / 1000metres: °C
New snowfall:
Snow condition in the alpine:
Snow condition in the trees:
Total vertical skied:
Avg. snowbase at 3000feet / 1000metres:
2018 Week 08: (Feb 10 - Feb 16)
An outstanding week with huge variety both in our weather and terrain we skied. We had sun, then snow, then sun and more snow. We skied our classic long glacier runs when the weather was good and steep tree runs with pillow drops when it was cloudy and snowing. Thanks to our big Swiss group and our Hagan German group for skiing at Last Frontier.
   
Avg. temp at 3000feet / 1000metres: -8°C
New snowfall: 63 cm
Snow condition in the alpine: Very good
Snow condition in the trees: Excellent
Total vertical skied: 56,250 m
Avg. snowbase at 3000feet / 1000metres: 310 cm
2018 Week 08: 2018.02.16
The last day of the week started with a surprise dump of new snow. The miracle storm came with no wind and provided some of the finest skiing of the week. We were able to ski the notoriously fickle local terrain in great conditions. What a wonderful sendoff for our cherished visitors.
   
Avg. temp at 3000feet / 1000metres: -10°C
New snowfall: 20 cm
Snow condition in the alpine: Excellent
Snow condition in the trees: Excellent
Total vertical skied: 8,560 m
Avg. snowbase at 3000feet / 1000metres: 310 cm
2018 Week 08: 2018.02.15
Steep tree skiing was the order of the day with the Swiss, Germans and a couple token Canadians.
   
Avg. temp at 3000feet / 1000metres: -7°C
New snowfall: 6 cm
Snow condition in the alpine: Fair
Snow condition in the trees: Very good
Total vertical skied: 9,300 m
Avg. snowbase at 3000feet / 1000metres: 300 cm
2018 Week 08: 2018.02.14
One helicopter went to Surveyors while the other went to the Bowser River Valley. The skies were crystal clear, and it was a beautiful day skiing on yesterdays storm snow. Some wind effect in the exposed alpine but our guest loved it anyway
   
Avg. temp at 3000feet / 1000metres: -5°C
New snowfall: 0 cm
Snow condition in the alpine: Fair
Snow condition in the trees: Very good
Total vertical skied: 10,640 m
Avg. snowbase at 3000feet / 1000metres: 300 cm
2018 Week 08: 2018.02.13
A very late start after a big dump of snow and we managed to get a few good runs in our new tenure area above the Portland Canal. We skied at Bulldog Lake in old growth Hemlock tree glades for the first time with regular guests. Pillow drops and big smiles were had
   
Avg. temp at 3000feet / 1000metres: -1°C
New snowfall: 41 cm
Snow condition in the alpine: n/a
Snow condition in the trees: Good
Total vertical skied: 1880 m
Avg. snowbase at 3000feet / 1000metres: 335 cm
2018 Week 08: 2018.02.12
A beautiful morning with excellent alpine skiing in Deep and Nelson Creek. In the afternoon the clouds rolled in and we were moved into the trees for some amazing top to bottom skiing on Money Ridge.
   
Avg. temp at 3000feet / 1000metres: -8°C
New snowfall: 2 cm
Snow condition in the alpine: Good
Snow condition in the trees: Very good
Total vertical skied: 9,040 m
Avg. snowbase at 3000feet / 1000metres: 302 cm
2018 Week 08: 2018.02.11
Great sunny weather with cool temperatures gave us surreal views of the Frank Mackie glacier and fast smooth skiing in the Alpine.
   
Avg. temp at 3000feet / 1000metres: -8°C
New snowfall: 0 cm
Snow condition in the alpine: Fair
Snow condition in the trees: Good
Total vertical skied: 9,800 m
Avg. snowbase at 3000feet / 1000metres: 300 cm
2018 Week 08: 2018.02.10
An amazing first day of the week with clear blue skies and preserved powder from last weeks storm. We skied in Surprise, Deep and Surveyors Creek with team Switzerland
   
Avg. temp at 3000feet / 1000metres: -8°C
New snowfall: 0 cm
Snow condition in the alpine: Excellent
Snow condition in the trees: Excellent
Total vertical skied: 9,180 m
Avg. snowbase at 3000feet / 1000metres: 300 cm
2018 Week 07: (Feb 03 - Feb 09)
This was a week of big swings in the weather, with super snowy storm days and clear skies. We skied waist deep snow one day, and smooth alpine features around big ice on the high glaciers the next. There was a down day, and we enjoyed a fire in the gazebo with singing, dancing, and walking on coals. Thanks for coming and we hope to see you next year
   
Avg. temp at 3000feet / 1000metres: -9°C
New snowfall: 69 cm
Snow condition in the alpine: Awesome
Snow condition in the trees: Excellent
Total vertical skied: 46,650 m
Avg. snowbase at 3000feet / 1000metres: 300 cm
2018 Week 06: (Jan 27 - Feb 02)
The first week of operations for Ripley Creek. Our first day was stunning with perfect powder from peak to valley and we skied our massive alpine runs in the Bowser River Valley. A mid week break gave us the opportunity to explore the new tenure extension near the Portland Canal and Hastings Arm. The remainder of the week we had fresh powder every day giving us waist deep powder skiing on the amazing tree runs of Surprise and Deep Creek.
   
Avg. temp at 3000feet / 1000metres: -5°C
New snowfall: 85 cm
Snow condition in the alpine: Awesome
Snow condition in the trees: Wicked
Total vertical skied: 55,000 m
Avg. snowbase at 3000feet / 1000metres: 300 cm

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