May 15, 2017 - 8:29 amPowder Alert

WTF-LATE MAY 1-2 FEET OF FRESHIES, COLD TEMPERATURES WILL BLAST THE CASCADES, CENTRAL IDAHO, SOUTHERN MONTANA, TETONS, WASATCH AND MOST OF COLORADO THIS WEEK. THE SIERRA GETS TEASED TODAY IN MONO COUNTY

WTF-LATE MAY 1-2 FEET OF FRESHIES, COLD TEMPERATURES WILL BLAST THE CASCADES, CENTRAL IDAHO, SOUTHERN MONTANA, TETONS, WASATCH AND MOST OF COLORADO THIS WEEK. THE SIERRA GETS TEASED TODAY IN MONO COUNTY

5/15/17  8AM MST I know your all going to give me grief about making a “Final Post” last month, but it’s really happening again, so grab your gear and get ready for some fresh snow that is going to impact most mountain locations of the West!  Cold temperatures and lowering … Continue reading

April 28, 2017 - 5:58 pmPowder Alert

FINAL POST OF THE SEASON! THANKS TO ALL THAT HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO POWDERCHASERS! UPDATED SNOW FORECAST FOR COLORADO, UTAH, AND NEW MEXICO CALLS FOR 12-15 INCHES ALONG THE FOOTHILLS FAVORED BY UPSLOPE FLOW.

FINAL POST OF THE SEASON! THANKS TO ALL THAT HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO POWDERCHASERS! UPDATED SNOW FORECAST FOR COLORADO, UTAH, AND NEW MEXICO CALLS FOR 12-15 INCHES ALONG THE FOOTHILLS FAVORED BY UPSLOPE FLOW.

Summary 4/28/2017 5PM MST – FINAL POST OF THE SEASON!  PLEASE DONATE BELOW IF YOU LIVED VICARIOUSLY OR SCORED POWDER! It’s not over yet, but it’s pretty close. This may be our last good storm and certainly our last cold storm that brought heavy lake effect snow showers over the … Continue reading

April 27, 2017 - 6:02 pmPowder Alert

NORTHWEST FLOW IS DELIVERING FEET OF SNOW TO THE NORTHERN ROCKIES THAT CRANKS NEXT IN CENTRAL WYOMING, NORTHEAST COLORADO, NEW MEXICO AND THE WASATCH REAPING MAGIC POWDER FROM COLD AIR, LAKE EFFECT AND CONTINUED MODERATE SNOWFALL

NORTHWEST FLOW IS DELIVERING FEET OF SNOW TO THE NORTHERN ROCKIES THAT CRANKS NEXT IN CENTRAL WYOMING, NORTHEAST COLORADO, NEW MEXICO AND THE WASATCH REAPING MAGIC POWDER FROM COLD AIR, LAKE EFFECT AND CONTINUED MODERATE SNOWFALL

Summary -April 27, 4PM MST Significant snow fell in many areas over the past few days. Grand Targhee (closed) picked up 17 inches with the Wasatch in the 11-14 inch range! NW flow cranked out impressive snow in the Rockies that will continue into Friday albeit lighter 12 hour periods. … Continue reading

April 26, 2017 - 6:19 amPowder Alert

THE ROCKIES ARE GETTING DEEP AND THE FRESHIES KEEP COMING WITH ONLY A HANDFUL OF RESORTS STILL OPEN. WELCOME BACK LATE APRIL AND EARLY MAY WINTER

THE ROCKIES ARE GETTING DEEP AND THE FRESHIES KEEP COMING WITH ONLY A HANDFUL OF RESORTS STILL OPEN. WELCOME BACK LATE APRIL AND EARLY MAY WINTER

Summary-  APRIL 26 0600 MST  Significant snowfall has landed in the West, especially over Utah where 15-20 inches has fallen at Snowbird in the past 48 hours (Yesterday was the day). Heavy snow is moving into the Cascades currently primarily on the western side of the crest in Oregon. NW … Continue reading

April 23, 2017 - 8:37 amPowder Alert

POWDER ALERT- GOODBYE SPRING- HELLO WINTER AS 2 FEET OF FRESHIES OR MORE LIKELY FOR MANY AREAS OF THE NORTHERN ROCKIES AND SOUTHERN CASCADES NEXT WEEK.

POWDER ALERT- GOODBYE SPRING- HELLO WINTER AS 2 FEET OF FRESHIES OR MORE LIKELY FOR MANY AREAS OF THE NORTHERN ROCKIES AND SOUTHERN CASCADES NEXT WEEK.

Summary   I mentioned a very stormy pattern setting up for the later part of April in my posts a few weeks ago. Models continue to verify that winter is back for the northern Rockies that will impact all of the mountain regions from the southern regions of the Cascades … Continue reading

April 19, 2017 - 7:49 amPowder Alert

POWDER ALERT- COLORADO, TETONS AND WASATCH ON WATCH- 8-12 INCHES OF SPRING POW WILL BE FALLING IN SOME SPOTS THIS WEEK

POWDER ALERT- COLORADO, TETONS AND WASATCH ON WATCH- 8-12 INCHES OF SPRING POW WILL BE FALLING IN SOME SPOTS THIS WEEK

SUMMARY:  4/19/2017  0800 MST As I forecasted a few days ago the central Wasatch nailed 7 inches on the snow telemetry (More like 7-10 up top) of dense snow. Temps have decreased to freezing at the bases and light snow is still falling (Could be dreamy creamy base layer and … Continue reading

April 10, 2017 - 7:51 amPowder Alert

CALIFORNIA DREAMING! ANOTHER STORM DUE MID WEEK WITH 8-13 INCHES FOR MANY NORTHERN SKI AREAS. THE CASCADES INCLUDING THE PANHANDLE OF IDAHO GRAB POW ABOVE 4,000 FEET

CALIFORNIA DREAMING! ANOTHER STORM DUE MID WEEK WITH 8-13 INCHES FOR MANY NORTHERN SKI AREAS. THE CASCADES INCLUDING THE PANHANDLE OF IDAHO GRAB POW ABOVE 4,000 FEET

Summary- April 10, 2017 Snow has ended in the Rockies where the deepest overnight dump hit Alta and Snowbird of the season (17-20). NW flow and cold air really cranked some impressive amounts that make it difficult to forecast with orographics taking hold and dumping significant snow at higher elevations … Continue reading

April 7, 2017 - 7:47 amForecast

CREAM CHEESE TOPPED WITH MEDIUM DENSITY FROSTING

Summary 4/7/2017 0700 mst I just checked the automated snow telemetry at Squaw at 8,000 feet and it appears that 9 inches has already fallen since the lifts closed yesterday (Temps are 26 degrees with strong winds). Mammoth is reporting 15-20 inches!  The storm is just beginning with the warm … Continue reading

April 6, 2017 - 8:23 amPowder Alert

POWDER ALERT UPDATED FOR THE WEST! 3-5 FEET FOR THE SIERRA, 12 PLUS FOR THE WASATCH AND UPPER TETONS! COLORADO IS A WILDCARD

POWDER ALERT UPDATED FOR THE WEST! 3-5 FEET FOR THE SIERRA, 12 PLUS FOR THE WASATCH AND UPPER TETONS! COLORADO IS A WILDCARD

Summary Yesterdays chase to Breckenridge was met with a rock slide on I-70 that happened minutes in front of me. The right lane was blocked but I managed to skirt around the mess before traffic backed up behind me. “Breckenridge was deep fluff just above mid mountain (felt like 7-11)) … Continue reading

April 4, 2017 - 8:12 pmPowder Alert

POWDER ALERT! SIERRA, CASCADES, WASATCH, CENTRAL IDAHO, TETONS- COLORADO ON WATCH

POWDER ALERT! SIERRA, CASCADES, WASATCH, CENTRAL IDAHO, TETONS- COLORADO ON WATCH

April 4, 2017, 9PM UPDATED  Summary There is a ton of weather buzz in the chase cave tonight! First, Colorado just got nailed over parts of Summit County where 14-16 inches fell during the day! I chased to Beaver Creek (4-5 on the cams) and found 8-9 inches of blower … Continue reading

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