February 22, 2018 - 7:13 amForecast

20 INCHES AT WOLF CREEK! SNOW CONTINUING FOR THE SIERRA, CASCADES AND ROCKIES

Taking a quick look at the telemetry from the Colorado Avalanche Information Center for Wolf Creek Summit, it appears that 15-22 inches has fallen primarily from late Wednesday to early Thursday. Whoever gets first chair this morning will be waist deep. Snow will continue Thursday albeit lighter intensity. As we … Continue reading

February 20, 2018 - 3:03 pmForecast

7 DAY POWDER OUTLOOK LOOKS GOOD FOR MUCH OF THE WEST

Summary 2/20/17 PM REPORT Very active chase week! I hit 3 states in 3 days (Crystal, Snowbird, Vail) all with fantastic conditions. The Bird had 20 inches of blower pow yesterday but really needs another 2 feet of cement to cover up some bones at the upper elevations. In the … Continue reading

February 9, 2018 - 7:47 amForecast

COLDER AIR AND SNOW HEADED FOR COLORADO. IT’S POSSIBLE THAT A FEW DOUBLE DIGITS SNEAK UP IN A FEW SPOTS.

Summary  2/9/18  AM REPORT Light snow is continuing over Montana and Wyoming this morning. As I forecasted the bulk of precipitation fell east of most ski areas bringing numbers to unimpressive amounts especially the Tetons that picked up less that originally forecasted. Cold air will make its way into eastern … Continue reading

February 8, 2018 - 7:28 amForecast

ITS PUKING POW IN BC WITH COLD AIR HEADED TO THE ROCKIES BY THE WEEKEND. MODERATE SNOW AND CHASE OPPORTUNITIES WILL EXIST FROM MONTANA, WYOMING AND COLORADO.

Update- 2/8/18 AM It’s in the 60’s today in Denver with spring fever and mountain biking taking place on the Front Range (I am riding Table Mountain this afternoon). The forecast from yesterday is still on track with models in good agreement this morning.  Warm air is still impacting most … Continue reading

February 7, 2018 - 7:11 amForecast

REPEAT STORM PATTERN FOR THE WEST FAVORING BC, MONTANA, WYOMING, EAST IDAHO AND COLORADO. WARM TEMPS IMPACT SNOW QUALITY MID WEEK FOLLOWED BY ARCTIC AIR LATE WEEK.

Summary  February 7, AM Report Great day for Colorado as 10-18 inches landed at many resorts on Tuesday. Keystone was the overall winner and Telluride scored the wildcard with 12 inches. NW flow kicked in for Telluride yesterday giving them bonus powder especially yesterday morning (12 inches in 12 hours). … Continue reading

February 5, 2018 - 1:24 amForecast

SNOW AND COLDER TEMPS FINALLY REACH THE ROCKIES INCLUDING COLORADO

Update Good morning from Copenhagen Denmark where I am posting this morning at 1AM MST. While I can’t chase powder, I can still live vicariously with those out there attempting to find anything cold or deep.  Its been a struggle as cold air has teased the ski areas of the … Continue reading

February 1, 2018 - 9:03 amForecast

CHASE NORTH AND HIGH IF YOU WANT POWDER IN THE NEXT 7 DAYS

Summary Winter is playing games for February with warm temps impacting all of the western resorts in the next 5-7 days. Colder air is going to linger in BC where several waves of moderate snow will be falling through the weekend and into early next week. Very cold air is … Continue reading

January 30, 2018 - 8:35 amForecast

POWDER WATCH- COLORADO, MONTANA, IDAHO, WYOMING, UTAH WILDCARD.

Snow is falling heavily in the southern Cascades this morning (Crystal is at 10-11 inches as of 8AM at the summit) with cold temperatures that fell through the night. Cold temps will bring great quality to most of the PNW today through Wednesday as light to moderate snow continues favoring … Continue reading

January 29, 2018 - 8:22 amForecast

7 DAY POWDER FORECAST- WARM-COLD-WARM WITH MODERATE TO DEEP SNOW MID WEEK IN THE CASCADES. THE TETONS MIGHT GRAB MODERATE SNOW MID TO LATE WEEK.

Summary.  1/29/18. AM Report You’re going to have to dodge the rain in the Cascades today, but a foot of more snow is likely Tuesday-Wednesday. The Rockies and Sierra = boring forecast this entire week with the exception of the Tetons that will get a glimpse of light snow Tuesday … Continue reading

January 26, 2018 - 4:43 pmForecast

133 INCHES OF POW HAS FALLEN IN 8 DAYS IN THE NORTH CASCADES

Update: Baker hit 133 inches today over the past 8 days with 17 overnight! They have over a 200 inch base at the summit with more snow expected tonight and Saturday.  They may close for Sunday/Monday with rain expected at most elevations. Here is a pic from the parking lot … Continue reading

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