Snow reports

12/7/2016: Where is it snowing? 

vail snow, vail snowfall

Although some resorts started this season off a little slow, Mother Nature is making up for it! Fresh snow continues to accumulate at resorts across North America, encouraging downhill enthusiasts everywhere to break out their equipment. Thursday appears to be the beginning for yet another round of storms that will continue into next week. No matter […]

11/28/16: Where is it snowing? 

Jackson Hole snowfall

Lately, it seems like it’s been snowing just about everywhere in the North American High Country, but over the weekend, the biggest storm to date of the 2016-17 ski season swept across British Columbia and the Western U.S. and is still lingering in much of Utah and Colorado. Plus, forecasters have another storm in their […]

New snow all over U.S. Ski Country 

Squaw snowfall, Lake Tahoe snowfall

Today, it seems that just about all of U.S. Ski Country woke up to a blanket of white! And, it’s just in time, as opening weekend for most resorts is just days (or hours) away. More snow is also in the immediate and long-range forecasts for many regions, too. Learn more about the snow totals […]

Winter is coming to Colorado + Tetons 

Colorado snow, Vail snow, Aspen snow, OpenSnow forecast

While British Columbia and the Alps have enjoyed record-breaking, early-season snow, the Western U.S. has been a little, well, quiet. But no longer. A snow storm has the Colorado Rockies and Wyoming Tetons in its sights, starting tonight. Looking ahead, there’s more good snow news for the end of the month and into early December, […]

More early-season snow for Alps, British Columbia, Alaska + now Japan 

europe snow, snow in the alps, early snow in the alps

We’re happy to report more big, early-season snowfall in Ski Country. Over the weekend, snow fell in the Alps and more is expected this week, up to 6.5 feet in fact! In British Columbia and Alaska, the 10-day forecast is looking uber deep (8-feet-deep) and Japan has received some pre-season snow, too! New snowfall in […]

Feet of snow forecasted for British Columbia this week 


Today, what is calling a “vigorous frontal system” made landfall over British Columbia. The flakes are already flying at Whistler Blackcomb, providing even more base-making material for the resort, which is just 21 spins around the sun from opening day. Plus, all this new, early-season snow is setting up the lucky winner of our Whistler Blackcomb […]

The 2016-17 ski season has started 

Lake Louise snowmaking guru Matt Dunphy is hard at working prepping for opening day on Nov. 10 | Photo: P. Fournier, Lake Louise Ski Resort on Oct. 21, 2016

We made it! After a long summer and a variable fall, where some resorts received record-breaking snowfall and some leaned on advanced snowmaking technologies to lay winter’s foundation, we can finally say: ski season has started! Read on to learn about which ski resorts are open, are about to open, or have record-setting early-season snow. Killington opens […]

A-Basin opens Fri. + CO, WY, MT resorts receive more snow 

new snow Jackson Hole

Rejoice! Ski season has arrived in Colorado, plus North-Western U.S. resorts received more snow Arapahoe Basin to open in two days: Friday, October 21 Thanks to cold temperatures, some early-season snow and nearly two weeks of snow-making, Arapahoe Basin is opening this Friday! Last night, A-Basin received about five inches of snow at mid-mountain and […]

Big snow storms hit Europe and British Columbia 

A refuge at Monterosa Ski in Italy's Aosta valley yesterday.

Europe and Canada are getting hammered with snow right now! Read on to learn more about where it’s snowing and see photos and videos of your favorite ski resorts getting ready for winter. France/Italy receive 16+ inches of new snow; Switzerland is next In Europe, a large system has been moving across the Alps this week, […]

October snow blankets the West 

Photo: Grand Targhee

We’re just five days into October and winter has already arrived at many Western U.S. ski resorts. On Monday and Tuesday, a storm system brought cold temperatures and snow for high elevation regions across Montana, Wyoming and Utah, dropping up to a foot at some resorts. More snowfall is expected in the coming days. Jackson Hole is […]

Snowstorm arrives on the second day of fall 

Telluride showing off its autumn drama on Sept. 23| Photo: Telluride Ski Resort

Summer officially ended on Sept. 22, 2016, and—right on cue—a slow-moving storm dropped measurable snowfall on ski resorts across the Western US and Canada! We’ve compiled some of the best photos to show you how ski resorts are beginning to transform for winter. What does this September snow mean for your ski vacation? The New […]

September snow at ski resorts across the West 

Copper Mountain woke up to a beautiful dusting on Sept. 15. | Photo: Mike Looney, Copper Mountain taken on Sept. 15, 2016.

Sept. 1 was the first day of meteorological autumn, and we are already feeling the weather cool down and seeing a delicate dusting of our beloved mountain peaks. A series of autumn storms swept across the Western U.S. earlier this week. According to Meteorologist Joel Gratz of OpenSnow, snow levels dropped to 10,000-11,000 feet because the showers fell […]