Just before the high pressure came on the heels of nearly 18 feet of early snow, the freezing level shot up and dropped a little rain, casing that beautiful snow in ice. That case softens up during the day when it's sunny, but refreezes at night.
Now the groomers at Cypress know what they are doing. The question is do you? Make sure the stick is sharpened and the helmet tight, and then let it go. It's eye watering fast and a ton of fun.