Snow covered peaks of Whistler and Blackcomb mountains show the first hint of the snowy La Nina winter ahead during a short reprieve from the recent winter storm. A base of nearly 40 cm (16 inches) has formed in the alpine with the forecast calling for mid mountain freezing levels and more precipitation in the five day forecast. The countdown to the 2010-2011 winter season at Whistler Blackcomb is officially on; 25th November, 2010 marks the official opening day. Here is the forecast for the next few days - bring it on! [caption id="attachment_1522" align="aligncenter" width="580"] Lots more on the way...[/caption] Thanks to