December 8, 2017 - 10:19 amThompson Pass Alaska- 52 inches in 24 hours – 83 inches in 3 days! Alaska reaped a rare event this week that may have set all time records.

Thompson Pass Alaska- 52 inches in 24 hours – 83 inches in 3 days! Alaska reaped a rare event this week that may have set all time records.

Thompson Pass is no stranger to epic dumps sitting in the heart of the Chugatch mountains receiving an average of over 552 inches per year.  It sits at an altitude of 2,805 feet sitting just outside Valdez Alaska. Its the only road out of the City, home to approximately 3900 … Continue reading

September 29, 2017 - 8:13 amCOLDER TEMPERATURES AND INCREASED SNOW LIKELY FOR THE END OF SEPTEMBER THORUGH PERHAPS MID OCTOBER IN THE FORECAST FOR THE NORTHERN ROCKIES

COLDER TEMPERATURES AND INCREASED SNOW LIKELY FOR THE END OF SEPTEMBER THORUGH PERHAPS MID OCTOBER IN THE FORECAST FOR THE NORTHERN ROCKIES

In the last week many western resorts saw their first snows of the season, with a few locations getting dumped with 1-3 feet. The next several weeks could bring a continued trend for additional systems to impact the Pacific Northwest and especially the northern Rockies. Models are only somewhat accurate … Continue reading

December 2, 2011 - 7:41 amSouthern Colorado – 9 to 11 Inches

Southern Colorado – 9 to 11 Inches

Moisture moving into Southern Colorado will make the chase likely for Wolf Creek for Saturday morning where 3-4 inches overnight and another 4-8 will fall during the day. Snowfall should end up near 9-11 inches by the end of the day. Other areas to follow this weekend will be Loveland … Continue reading

November 29, 2011 - 9:44 pmFront Range of Colorado

Front Range of Colorado

The Chase will be on for the Front Range of Colorado!  Moderate snows Wednesday night will graze the mountain Ski resorts closest to Denver for Thursday Powder.  Amounts will vary between 3-9 inches with the highest amounts expected at Eldora, Winter Park, Loveland, A Basin and perhaps Keystone.  Highest amounts … Continue reading

November 22, 2011 - 7:58 amThe Chase!

The Chase!

This weeks chase will include Whistler, Mount Baker, Crystal Mountain as more snow continues to pound these resorts with heavy wet snow turning lighter by Wednesday morning!  Whistler has seen over 60 inches of POW in the past 7 days and might be a good pick for this upcoming weekend!  … Continue reading

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November 16, 2011 - 8:53 amTHE CHASE!!

THE CHASE!!

The chase this week will include the Northwest on Friday for a hopeful opening of Mount Baker and Crystal Mountain where 11-18 inches of new snow will have fallen in the past 24 hours making for some limited terrain of powder skiing.  The Saturday chase includes Snowbird where they open … Continue reading

November 15, 2011 - 7:08 amForecast

Powder Forecast- Heavy Snow returns to the West

Update:  November 15th 7am The West coast is showing lots of activity in the next 10 days of which the first of a series of moist systems will move into the Northwest Cascades by Wednesday night  bringing up to a foot of new snow above 5,000 feet by Thursday evening. Snow levels … Continue reading

November 13, 2011 - 6:25 amCHASE IS ON!

CHASE IS ON!

Update November 13, 6:30 AM Jackson would be the ultimate hit if you are looking for some back country with over 12 inches in the past 24 hours and light snow still falling in the Tetons.  My pick for resorts this moring is Solitude Utah where 6 inches fell yesterday and … Continue reading

November 11, 2011 - 7:15 pmTHE CHASE

THE CHASE

With limited resorts open I might elect to stay in the Backcountry in the Wasatch on Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning however strong winds will create significant drifting and AVY danger. The winds are from the Southwest early in the storm making the deepest Utah snow likely in Big Cottonwood Canyon … Continue reading

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