October 17, 2017 - 7:50 amForecast

7-10 FEET OF FRESHIES ABOVE 8,000 FEET IN THE NORTHWEST- 8-20 INCHES FOR THE SUMMIT OF SOME SKI AREAS

Lots of buzz is flying around the web on snow totals for the Northwest this week.  Its only October so any news of 7-10 feet of snow is headline news. Most of that will be falling above the summits of most Ski Areas in the PNW.  The week ahead has flip … Continue reading

October 13, 2017 - 8:17 amForecast

2 FEET OF FRESHIES IN OREGON! LATE NEXT WEEK= DEEP ODDS FOR MORE SNOW IN THE WEST

23 inches has fallen at Timberline Lodge in Oregon in the past few days! Its snowing in the Cascades currently and today is opening day for Arapahoe Basin In Colorado. The extended forecast while warm early next week looks cold and deep in the 7 day period. There is a lots … Continue reading

October 12, 2017 - 12:00 pmForecast

DEEP MOISTURE TAP AIMED AT THE WEST NEXT WEEK!

Good moisture is currently falling over the Pacific Northwest this morning with areas in Oregon that will measure in the 12-20 inch range by late Friday. Timberline Lodge in Oregon is reporting 12 inches on this mornings snow report.  Models show a warm up early next week followed by some … Continue reading

October 5, 2017 - 8:53 amForecast

LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL FOR THE NORTH CASCADES AND WHISTLER ZIPS ACROSS THE CENTRAL ROCKIES BEFORE INTENSIFYING OVER CENTRAL WYOMING AND COLORADO NEXT WEEK

Models are trending for light or moderate snow over the most of the western Cascades Friday night/Saturday. Areas near Stevens Pass or Mount Baker should pick up the highest amounts. Whistler also nabs some teases with snow falling from mid mountain to the summits this weekend. That system cuts diagonally … Continue reading

September 21, 2017 - 8:22 amPowder Alert

SUMMER IS ENDING WITH A SLAM DUNK 1-2 FEET OF POWDER THAT SLAMMED THE CASCADES AND IS NOW HEADED TO THE NORTHERN ROCKIES WITH 1-2 FEET POSSIBLE IN SOME LOCATIONS

Significant snow fell over Mount Bachelor in the past few days where 20-25 inches has covered most runs from the bases to the summit.  Powderchasers was fortunate enough to be up there where locals were out skinning the deepness that was well compacted and certainly on the dense side (no … Continue reading

April 20, 2017 - 8:08 amForecast

UPDATED FORECAST- UTAH AND COLORADO- END OF APRIL MIGHT END WITH A SLAM DUNK POWDER DAY

Update Light snow grazed resorts along and north of Interstate 70 yesterday with most resorts in Colorado reporting 2-4 inches.  Winter Park nabbed 4 while Vail nabbed 2 to freshen things up for the next storm on tap tonight through Friday PM. Quick update:  Models are still on track for … Continue reading

April 18, 2017 - 8:02 amForecast

CREAM CHEESE WASATCH AND TETONS THIS WEEK AT UPPER ELEVATIONS GETTING A REFRESHMENT OF TEASING WHITES

END OF SEASON FUND DRIVE- FINAL POST!  PLEASE FEED THE FACE SHOT BANK FOR NEXT SEASONS FORECASTS ESPECIALLY IF YOU SCORED POW.  SUMMARY:  4/18/17  8 AM MST 7-10 Inches fell from the last storm over the Sierra (Mammoth and Heavenly) as moisture focused south of Interstate 80.  Snow above 7500 … Continue reading

April 16, 2017 - 8:04 amForecast

THE WEST STAYS WET WITH TEASES IN THE SIERRA, WASATCH , AND EVENTUALLY COLORADO THIS WEEK.

Summary – April 16, 2017 8AM MST    END OF SEASON FUND DRIVE FOR POW!  Happy Easter Sunday everyone! I’m in the mountain bike mode posting from Boulder with my thoughts looking at the Wasatch for Wednesday morning if your desperate (6-8 inches) or perhaps the Sierra as 3 systems … Continue reading

April 14, 2017 - 7:20 amForecast

BIG SKY SCORED SOME POWDER THIS MORNING! THE SOUTHERN SIERRA IS GOING TO TASTE WINTER AGAIN EARLY NEXT WEEK AS STORMS CONTINUE TO ROLL OFF THE PACIFIC. THE WASATCH AND TETONS REAP LIGHT TO MODERATE LEFTOVERS

Summary-  April 14, 2017  END OF THE SEASON FUND DRIVE This is our final week of the season so please help feed the powder bank below! The Sierra grabbed our original forecast of 8-14 inches from the last storm favoring resorts along the Sierra Crest (Kirkwood, Squaw, Sugarbowl). Leftovers streamed … Continue reading

April 12, 2017 - 8:09 amForecast

7 DAY POWDER FORECAST

Summary 4/12/2017  8AM MST I’ve been struggling to find a deep morning over the next 3 days. Your best bet will be the Sierra Thursday morning where 4-8 will fall tonight and another 3-5 during the day. The Cascades could also be in the mix with snow and rain continuing … Continue reading

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