Snow is the Life for Yerdon

Carolyn Yerdon, holds sign of snow accumulation in Lewis County. 

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Cold weather lets Dry Hill make snow, keep season alive

Dry Hill Ski Area took advantage of the low temperatures to make snow Sunday night and plans to continue all week. Photo by Justin Sorensen/Watertown Daily Times

Dry Hill Ski Area’s snow cannons are running full bore this week, pumping massive quantities of powder onto the slopes in an effort to see the season through to its spring conclusion.

Timothy L. McAtee, the mini-resort’s owner, is spending thousands of dollars a day to get the base layer just right while the cold weather and low humidity provide ideal conditions for snow making. [Read more…]