I know, this question has been asked in a multitude of ways, but I feel a need to put my twist on it.
We are considering leaving the cold, grey, flatlands of Michigan for a short early April visit to Steamboat. While our winter has been cold and snowy, the skiing leaves a great deal to be desired. We have 3 boys (5, 7, and 11) who have never skied outside of MI and we originally planned on heading west in 2 years. However, the April deals are unbelievable and we are now considering a quick trip that would give us 3 days of skiing.
It appears that this year you have received an average amount of snow. In a year like this, what is a typical April skiing day like? Knowing that my wife and two younger boys prefer Greens, would we have a hard time finding skiable Green runs if weather is >50 degrees? Of course, our Michigan legs and lungs may limit us to only skiing in the morning.
Anything you can share with me is greatly appreciated. We may wait for another week or two to decide...
Take Care! Brad in MI