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Mostly sunny
Sunday March 26th, 2017 | Updated 1:28 pm
30°F-1°C

Clear Skies.

The sun is out, and although we haven't seen any buns out yet, we have seen a lot of smiling, tanning, faces. Trails are in excellent shape and the sunshine is helping to soften things up a bit. Temps around the hill are hovering in the high-20s, a bit cool than originally expected, but we like cold.

Today, ski and ride on all 78 trails accessed by 8 of our 9 lifts. (Crews are performing some maintenance on the Bonaventure Quad today) Upper mountain lifts are scheduled to spin at 8:30 AM, just after lower mountain lifts start off the day at 8:00 AM. As always, last chair for all lifts is at 4:00 PM. 

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UPCOMING EVENTS:

Ski The East Extreme Comp Finals are TODAY. Head up top to the Face Chutes to cheer on the competitors and see some very gnarly skiing go down. 

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1 Day Forecast

Mostly sunny
Monday
40°F4°C

Sunny.

Trail Map Lift Status Historical Snowfall

Snow Report

Snow 24 Hrs
0-0 in 0-0 cm
Snow 48 Hrs
4 in 10 cm
Snow 7 Days:
16 in 41 cm
Base Depth
30-60 in 76-152 cm
Season Total
463 in 1176 cm
Snowmaking
N/A
Surface
Packed Powder // Machine Groomed
Lifts Open
8 of 9
Trails Open
78 of 78

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JPR Wraps Up Three Days of Tram Inspection

By Andrew, on Thu, Jun 16, 2016

Signs $5 Million Contract for Tram Upgrades

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June 16, 2016 (Jay, VT)- Jay Peak Resort recently completed a three-day inspection of its aerial tram. The resort, in cooperation with the state, flew in an aerial tramway specialist and worked with state inspectors to examine the tram and its operating systems. Inspectors conducted a successful load test designed to ensure that all of the conveyance’s electrical, hauling and braking systems can function normally under strenuous conditions. After passing the load test, resort personnel successfully completed and passed an evacuation drill. The team also inspected the tram’s towers and its bolting structures. All were found to be operating normally.

Inspectors did find on the last day of the inspection a hairline crack to one of the components of one of the tram carriages. That part will be removed and replaced next week. After that work is complete, state officials will return for a final review.

“We’re happy the inspection process has gone so smoothly,” remarked Steve Wright, Jay Peak’s General Manager. “The resort has a long history of cooperation with the state’s lift inspectors and it’s their rigor and responsiveness that has allowed this process to move so efficiently."

The resort recently signed a $5 million contract with the Doppelmayr/Garaventa Group to conduct custom upgrades to the tram, but that work isn’t scheduled to begin until the spring of 2017 and is not required for operations this summer or for the coming winter.

Wright said Doppelmayr/Garaventa will begin work on the enhancements shortly as the improvements are all customized and will take approximately 12 months to complete. Installation of the upgrades will begin in the spring of 2017.

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