Snow reports

Heaviest snowfall since 2007 hits Santiago + surrounding ski resorts 

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Locals in Santiago, Chile awoke to a rare sight this past Saturday: snow. Reportedly the heaviest snowfall the Chilean capital has seen since 2007, the snow measured up to two inches in some areas and blanketed the entire city, turning Santiago into a classic winter wonderland. Residents were quick to embrace the magical scenery, especially […]

Valle Nevado is opening early 

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The Chilean ski resort of Valle Nevado recently announced they’ll be opening one month early due to “abundant pre-season snow.” Over the past two weeks, the Andes received several bountiful snow storms. The resort’s lifts, restaurants, rentals and retail shops will open the resort to skiers and riders this Saturday, May 27, and the formal […]

Thanks to deep snowpack Squaw might stay open until next winter 

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Squaw Valley is still reaping the rewards of a bountiful winter. The Lake Tahoe resort received nearly 60 feet of snow this winter, three of which fell last week. The ample snowpack means the resort is toying with the idea of continuing operations through the summer and fall, right into the start of the 2017-18 ski […]

4/6/17: Where is it snowing? 

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Spring storms are spanning across the North American continent right now. Two large storm systems will affect both coasts over the weekend, one will bring heavy, wet snow to many Western resorts and the other will bring rain to New England. Read OpenSnow forecasts below for Lake Tahoe, Mammoth, Whistler, Utah, Colorado and the Tetons. […]

Spring snow storm takes aim at Utah and Colorado 

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According to Opensnow.com, Utah resorts, specifically the Cottonwood resorts of Alta, Snowbird, Solitude and Brighton, are in the midst of a big spring snowfall. Snowbird has already received 13 inches in the past 48 hours and could receive a bit more as the snow tapers off and heads to east to Colorado. The Colorado snow […]

Video: Recap of Winter Storm Stella 

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Winter Storm Stella just pounded the Northeast, and there’s two more storm systems heading their way. New England resorts could close out the 2016-17 ski season with some of their deepest snowpacks ever. Check out this video from Ski the East for the storm recap, weekend conditions and what’s next. Stowe, VT – 38-52″ in […]

Snow expected to return to Sierras + Rockies this week 

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The Western U.S., particularly the Rockies, have been in a bit of a snow slump the past couple weeks. For sun worshipers and fans of spring skiing, this has been a boon, but it looks like the warm, sunny conditions might be soon letting way. Powderchasers.com is forecasting snow in the Sierras on Tuesday and […]

Snow returns to Colorado 

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Colorado has been experiencing a bit of dry spell in February, on the heels of a very snowy December and January that put the state’s snowpack at above-normal levels. However, the two- to three-week snowstorm drought ended today, as it’s a powder day! Crested Butte is well on its way to surpassing record snowfall with 23 […]

Which ski resort has the most snow? 

Jackson Hole - taken 2/22/17. | Photo: Jackson Hole Mountain Resort

The race is on! It’s been a record-breaking snowfall year for many Western U.S. ski resorts, especially those located in California’s Sierra Nevadas. In fact, it’s been so deep at Lake Tahoe that several resorts might even make it to the 700-inch mark. Extended season announcements are already happening, and it’s clear that spring-skiing conditions […]

More snow just fell on an already buried Jackson Hole 

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In the aftermath of a furiously deep snow storm earlier in February, which dumped 100 inches in 12 days and closed down the resort for five days due to a power outage, Jackson Hole is still getting pounded. Earlier this week, the resort received another three feet of snow in four days, and there’s more […]

Mammoth Mountain will be open through July 4th 

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By now, you’ve probably heard that Mammoth Mountain is having a banner snowfall year! The snow just keeps piling up. The California ski resort just hit 40 feet of snow thanks to a weekend storm which dropped another 50-plus inches. Plus, the resort reported that more snow has fallen in January 2017 than in any other […]

Jackson Hole reports snowiest Feb. on record 

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Prior to the start of February 2017, Jackson Hole was already having a banner powder year. At the end of January, they were approaching the 350-inch mark, which had already placed them at the top of the ski resort snowfall list. Then, February came in with a fury and within 12 days nearly another 100 […]