How this snowstorm impacted ski resorts’ base layers

Resorts across the state receive roughly 2 feet of “white cold smoke powder.”

(Cherry Peak) A skier enjoys a coating of powder while skiing at Cherry Peak Resort near Richmond on Feb. 24, 2022.

Cherry Peak Resort was scheduled to be closed Monday through Wednesday this week due to a staffing shortage.

Then Mother Nature did her thing.

The ski hill near Richmond, one of the smallest in the state, saw 10 inches of snow fall between Sunday night and Monday and just as much between Monday