October 6, 2018 - 9:17 amPowder Alert

THE STORM TRAIN CONTINUES, HEAVY SNOW FOR COLORADO! MORE SNOW NEXT WEEK!!

THE STORM TRAIN CONTINUES, HEAVY SNOW FOR COLORADO! MORE SNOW NEXT WEEK!!

Man what a pattern we are in. We first mentioned this Winter-like pattern a week ago, and so far it has delivered. 2+ FEET in Alberta, several inches at the upper elevations of Big Sky, Jackson Hole, and Alta, and the first snow of the season for many other places … Continue reading

October 3, 2018 - 8:57 amPowder Alert

SNOW FOR BIG SKY THIS WEEK! MULTIPLE ROUNDS OF SNOW FOR THE WEST IN THE NEXT 7 DAYS!

SNOW FOR BIG SKY THIS WEEK! MULTIPLE ROUNDS OF SNOW FOR THE WEST IN THE NEXT 7 DAYS!

UPDATE A short wave trough moved through Southwestern Canada and absolutely demolished Alberta and British Columbia. NE wind helped to bury Calgary (38 cm at the airport and ~60 cm in the Western suburbs), as well as the resorts near Banff, especially Nakiska which recorded 50 cm at the base … Continue reading

September 29, 2018 - 11:46 amPowder Alert

A WINTER LIKE PATTERN AHEAD FOR THE WEST, AND THE FIRST CHANCE OF SNOW FOR THE SIERRA

A WINTER LIKE PATTERN AHEAD FOR THE WEST, AND THE FIRST CHANCE OF SNOW FOR THE SIERRA

(image courtesy of Weatherbell) Short Term The next few weeks could have you feeling like its mid winter in parts of the Western US. Although early season snowfall may not be the best thing for long term snow stability, we still love seeing snow in the forecast. We’ve seen several … Continue reading

April 19, 2018 - 10:44 amPowder Alert

POWDER ALERT-COLORADO. FINAL POST FOR THE 2017/18 SEASON! 10-18 INCHES TO FINISH UP THE POWDERCHASERS FORECASTS

POWDER ALERT-COLORADO. FINAL POST FOR THE 2017/18 SEASON! 10-18 INCHES TO FINISH UP THE POWDERCHASERS FORECASTS

Update: Remember that most resorts outside the Front Range in this forecast are closed for the season.   The next storm system will impact southern Colorado primarily on Thursday night and Friday.  Moisture will spread north Friday afternoon through Saturday and impact the Front Range Ski areas.  This system is very moist.  … Continue reading

April 18, 2018 - 5:57 amPowder Alert

POWDER WATCH! COLORADO IS IN THE SPOTLIGHT FOR HEAVY SNOW FRIDAY/SATURDAY

POWDER WATCH! COLORADO IS IN THE SPOTLIGHT FOR HEAVY SNOW FRIDAY/SATURDAY

April 18, 2018- AM Report I nabbed what may be my last day of the season yesterday at Snowbird.  4 inches on the morning snow report kept most folks in bed (Many have put their boards away for the season).  By 9AM there was a solid 7 inches at lower … Continue reading

April 14, 2018 - 4:30 pmPowder Alert

POWDER ALERT- SIERRA – 12-15 INCHES OF DECENT QUALITY SUNDAY NIGHT. YOU MAY ALSO SCORE DEEP FRESHIES AT MOUNT BAKER

POWDER ALERT- SIERRA – 12-15 INCHES OF DECENT QUALITY SUNDAY NIGHT. YOU MAY ALSO SCORE DEEP FRESHIES AT MOUNT BAKER

April 14, 2018 Its been a wild ride for Powderchaser Steve in the past 3 days.  Thursday brought 8-9 inches to Snowbasin by 9:30 AM (I was in position) followed by an afternoon of heavy snow and wind at Snowbird (5-9 inches).  On Friday I scored 10 inches at Big … Continue reading

April 10, 2018 - 8:22 amPowder Alert

WINTER IS RETURNING TO THE SIERRA, CASCADES AND ROCKIES. LOOK FOR DOUBLE DIGITS IN MANY AREAS THIS WEEK WITH A COOL DOWN LATE WEEK. 1-2 FEET IS POSSIBLE IN SOME ISOLATED AREAS OF THE CASCADES AND NORTHERN ROCKIES.

WINTER IS RETURNING TO THE SIERRA, CASCADES AND ROCKIES. LOOK FOR DOUBLE DIGITS IN MANY AREAS THIS WEEK WITH A COOL DOWN LATE WEEK. 1-2 FEET IS POSSIBLE IN SOME ISOLATED AREAS OF THE CASCADES AND NORTHERN ROCKIES.

4/10/18- The week ahead features a flip from very warm temps mid week to a gradual cooling trend for most of the west. Significant snow will be falling in the northern Cascades this week that works its way south into the Sierra for Thursday morning. The northern Rockies will benefit … Continue reading

April 7, 2018 - 5:58 pmPowder Alert

POWDER ALERT! CASCADES- COLORADO- 12-20 INCHES WITH SNOW AT UPPER ELEVATIONS

POWDER ALERT! CASCADES- COLORADO- 12-20 INCHES WITH SNOW AT UPPER ELEVATIONS

Trip Report:  Yesterday featured my first visit to Red Lodge Mountain Ski area in southern Montana (Gateway to Yellowstone).  If you ever get to visit this local resort, you won’t be pressured by crowds, and at the same time score some good terrain. While I did not get to explore the … Continue reading

April 1, 2018 - 5:05 pmPowder Alert

APRIL FOOLS NON JOKE POWDER FORECAST- POWDER ALERT- WA, ID, WY, MT

APRIL FOOLS NON JOKE POWDER FORECAST- POWDER ALERT- WA, ID, WY, MT

Update  4/1/2018 PM report 14 inches fell overnight at Jackson last night at upper elevations (10-midway).  Targhee only reported 4 inches this morning with our original forecast in the 3-6 inch range.  What happened? We were off significantly for the Jackson range. Bands of moisture got hung up in the Tetons … Continue reading

March 22, 2018 - 7:32 amPowder Alert

POWDER ALERT-CASCADES! CREAM CHEESE ALERT-SIERRA! POWDER WATCH SIERRA FOR THE WEEKEND WITH UTAH AND WYOMING ON WATCH

POWDER ALERT-CASCADES! CREAM CHEESE ALERT-SIERRA! POWDER WATCH SIERRA FOR THE WEEKEND WITH UTAH AND WYOMING ON WATCH

3/22/18 AM report:  In the Cascades snow is currently falling favoring the southern areas of the Washington zones and most of Oregon.  The snow levels are going to drop drastically from 4,000 feet 1,000 feet over the next 24 hours.  Snow showers will continue into the weekend. Snow may even … Continue reading

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