Update March 29, 2018. PM It’s getting to be that time where I ask all of you followers who have scored powder on our forecasts to consider a donation (Link below). If not, thats totally fine. Consider the powder you may have scored or lived vicariously through this season. Also, … Continue reading
Is it over? No, its not over by any stretch but we are stuck in some boring powder ahead for the northern Rockies.
Summary March 27, 2018 8PM As you can tell from some of the forecasts, we are getting a bit tired, posts are shortening, days are longer, and the next 5 days features snow but just not the 1-2 feet you want to hear! By no means is this season over. … Continue reading
Colder temps and light to moderate snowfall likely for the Cascades and Rockies. Heavier snow is likely for the north Cascades!
Update. 3/25/18- AM report Finally, colder air has brought temps down significantly in the Sierra (9 inches last night at Squaw, 6 at Kirkwood) where snow showers are possible throughout the day. My attention is focused on the Cascades and Wasatch in the next 24 hours where it’s possible some … Continue reading
SNOW SHOWERS CONTINUE IN THE SIERRA WHILE SOME COLD AIR FINALLY MOVES INTO THE ROCKIES. SNOW IS LIKLEY FROM THE TETONS INTO THE WASATCH IN THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Summary 3/24/18. AM REPORT Most of the cards played out well in the past few days with Aspen Highlands picking up 11 inches in the past 24 hours. Areas south towards Crested Butte also did well. I specified resorts west and south, but a bit surprised to see Vail at … Continue reading
ATMOSPHERIC RIVER HEADS TO THE WEST, WARMING TEMPS SOUTH OF THE CASCADES. HEAVY SNOW IS LIKLEY IN OREGON WITH 4-6 FEET OF CREAM CHEESE FOR THE SIERRA
Summary. 3/21/18 AM report Significant moisture is once again aimed at the Sierra with perhaps even more moisture than last weeks monster 100 inch storm. Warming will degrade conditions in many areas before colder air moves in for the weekend. Colorado may offer a surprise for Friday. Short Term Forecast … Continue reading
Update The chase brought me to Squaw (Chased to Mammoth yesterday) where I expected the deepest totals to land. Storm totals in the northern Sierra (Kirkwood, Squaw, Alpine Meadows) landed 3-4 feet of dry density powder in the past 24 hours. This was clearly my deepest day of the season … Continue reading
Quick updates are usually broadcasted while in chase mode. Today featured a glimmer of hope for Mammoth to open upper mountain (1-2 feet of blower) where skies went “bluebird” by 10 AM. That opened up hope as patrol began extensive avalanche mitigation on the upper mountain. The line at the … Continue reading
Update 3/14/18 5pm MST Update: The chase took me to Squaw this morning with knee to mid thigh deep snow over most of the mountain (12-18). Conditions ranged from epic bottomless turns to punching through to bumps or dense debris from avalanche mitigation. Upper mountain was in stellar shape … Continue reading
New England is picking up snow currently with 2-5 inches being reported in many areas of southern and central Vermont. Heavy moisture focused to the south will edge up the coast today bringing 15-20 inches to coastal communities and 9-12 inches today to many ski resorts favoring New Hampshire and … Continue reading
Summary 3/10/18 AM The Cascades nabbed 10-20 inches Thursday/Friday which came in wet and ended with good density cold goodness. I refer to that as the couch cushion where you can let it rip and still get face shots from the dry on top. Crystal skied that way yesterday with … Continue reading