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

October 31, 2017 - 12:19 amPowder Alert

POWDER ALERT FOR COLORADO, MONTANA, BC & ALBERTA!! POWDER WATCH EVERYWHERE ELSE!!

POWDER ALERT FOR COLORADO, MONTANA, BC & ALBERTA!! POWDER WATCH EVERYWHERE ELSE!!

Snow is just beginning to fall in Southwestern Colorado this evening. Moderate to heavy snow will continue to fall at times through Tuesday night with 4-8″, and lesser amounts north and northeast of the San Juans. The rest of the West is on a Powder Watch as an Alberta Clipper … Continue reading

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

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

March 2, 2017 - 8:25 pmCOLD WHITE ROOM STARTS IN THE CASCADES AND HEADS FOR THE SIERRA AND ROCKIES THIS WEEKEND AND EARLY NEXT WEEK. EVERYONE IS GETTING INTO THE ACTION ESPECIALLY NORTHERN REGIONS OF THE WEST

COLD WHITE ROOM STARTS IN THE CASCADES AND HEADS FOR THE SIERRA AND ROCKIES THIS WEEKEND AND EARLY NEXT WEEK. EVERYONE IS GETTING INTO THE ACTION ESPECIALLY NORTHERN REGIONS OF THE WEST

SUMMARY: Everyone might get action in the next 3-5 days with several feet in the Cascades through Saturday. Whistler grabs goods as well with more storms for the PNW and BC by Tuesday/Wednesday next week. 20-30 inches likely for the Sierra Saturday PM/Sunday. Idaho reaps good rewards including Sun Valley … Continue reading

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