October 8, 2018 - 11:25 amForecast

Next Stop for the Storm Train, Jackson Hole, Grand Targhee, Northern Utah, and Colorado Again.

SUMMARY Southern Utah has been the big winner so far. The snotel at Eagle Point was up to 12″ yesterday afternoon, and we have reports of over 20″ this morning at Brian Head. Here is a picture from Brian Head, courtesy of Mike Saemisch, as well as the one above. … Continue reading

October 6, 2018 - 9:46 amTHE 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 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

March 25, 2018 - 9:59 amForecast

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

March 20, 2018 - 11:30 am105 INCHES OF SNOW IN 4 DAYS! IS IT A REPEAT “MIRACLE MARCH” FOR THE SIERRA?

105 INCHES OF SNOW IN 4 DAYS! IS IT A REPEAT “MIRACLE MARCH” FOR THE SIERRA?

Squaw Valley and many areas of the Tahoe Basin recently scored the 3rd snowiest March in 46 years. We still have 10 days left to add to these numbers.   According to Sam Kieckhefer the Public Relations Director at Squaw-Alpine.  “191 inches has fallen in March” says Kieckhefer  The top … Continue reading

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February 12, 2018 - 10:52 amTrip Report – Great Northern Powder Guides

Trip Report – Great Northern Powder Guides

Last week, we had the opportunity to check out the cat skiing and snowboarding operation run by Great Northern Powder Guides (GNPG) based out of Whitefish, MT. With the storm track continuing to favor Montana and interior BC, this was the perfect time to make the trek to NW Montana … Continue reading

January 16, 2018 - 7:41 pmForecast

ATMOSPHERIC RIVER IS AIMED AT THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST AND SIERRA WITH LEFTOVERS HITTING THE ROCKIES

Update. 1/16/2018  PM Report Many areas of the west are in the line up for several periods of snowfall with a cooling trend and a moderate Atmospheric River.  The Seattle coast is expecting 20-30 foot waves on Thursday!  The week ahead looks deeper and colder finally with low elevation snow. … Continue reading

January 8, 2018 - 8:12 amFEET OF SNOW LIKELY THIS WEEK IN THE WEST WITH CHASES FROM THE THE SIERRA, PACIFIC NORTHWEST, COLORADO, UTAH, WYOMING, MONTANA, AND IDAHO.

FEET OF SNOW LIKELY THIS WEEK IN THE WEST WITH CHASES FROM THE THE SIERRA, PACIFIC NORTHWEST, COLORADO, UTAH, WYOMING, MONTANA, AND IDAHO.

Summary  January 8, 2018 AM Report If your chasing powder this week, there are many options but dodging high snow levels will be the challenge. The southern Sierra, Wasatch, Tetons, South-central Colorado, Panhandle of Idaho, Pacific Northwest, and southern BC all have lots of opportunity to score deep pow. Quick … Continue reading

December 19, 2017 - 8:30 pmPowder Alert

POWDER ALERT FOR MANY STATES IN THE WEST – OREGON, IDAHO, MONTANA – UTAH/WYOMING WILD CARDS

POWDER ALERT FOR MANY STATES IN THE WEST – OREGON, IDAHO, MONTANA – UTAH/WYOMING WILD CARDS

Summary Deep snow has been falling across the west for the past two days. The Washington Cascades, northern Idaho, interior British Columbia, and Montana have all seen anywhere from 1-3+ FEET with the highest totals at Stevens Pass. Tonight through Thursday will see the heavy snow shift to Oregon, with … Continue reading

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