Flakes began falling on Tuesday and continued through Thursday morning ameliorating the mountains shaky snow situation.
While the snowfall did not allow Canaan to open up any new terrain, the powder fortified already skiable slopes with a couple inches of additional coverage. After some heavy snowcat work, the resort hopes trails will have enough base to last until the next storm.
Unfortunately, the winter reminder was only momentary. Temperatures rose again today, giving way to precipitation of a less skier-friendly sort. But for those two days summer-in-wintertime blues were forgotten.
A mountain rep said temps were expected to fall by Monday and remain cold through next week.