It’s looking like the weather pattern that has been in place all winter will continue into that week (ie – avoid Utah and Colorado). Jackson looks to get dumped on the right at the beginning of your window, otherwise the NW and northern rockies are your best bet (ID, MT, interior BC)
There will be a good storm for the Cascades of Washington on Tuesday (30th). Can you ride that day? I would aim for Seattle and chase the storm from there. Unfortunately high pressure may take hold after that. The Tetons may get leftovers the next day or perhaps southern Montana. I can’t guarantee deep in the Rockies but the PNW storm on the 30th moves into the northern zones of the Rockies on the 31st. Please donate on Powderchasers.com if you get pow or want custom forecasts.
Taking a quick look at the telemetry from the Colorado Avalanche Information Center for Wolf Creek Summit, it appears that 15-22 inches has fallen primarily from late Wednesday to early Thursday. Whoever gets first chair this morning will be waist deep. Snow will continue Thursday albeit lighter intensity. As we … Continue reading
Summary 2/20/17 PM REPORT Very active chase week! I hit 3 states in 3 days (Crystal, Snowbird, Vail) all with fantastic conditions. The Bird had 20 inches of blower pow yesterday but really needs another 2 feet of cement to cover up some bones at the upper elevations. In the … Continue reading
Summary The Sierra is waking up with 5-10 inches for most mountain ranges through late Thursday. If you want double digits for Thursday, also consider the southern San Juans of Colorado. New Mexico could bring some surprises especially Santa Fe. The weekend looks cold with more light or moderate snow … Continue reading
Its Warren Miller’s Memorial wishes! Hit your favorite run on February 17th and share a photo #ripwarrenmiller on social media. His desires were to skip a memorial service and let us rip the slopes on Saturday. This EPIC ALERT is dedicated to Warren Miller. I have chased powder for nearly 5 … Continue reading
Update 2/15/18 PM report What a day! OMG, finally the deep blower landed in many spots with my wake up call at 2:30AM pinpointing Aspen Highlands that took my chase from Boulder arriving way too early (7AM) after driving through heavy snow especially near Copper this morning on I-70. Highlands … Continue reading