Both Alta & Snowbird ski resorts in Utah broke 500″ of snowfall this season today.
- Alta = 503″ snowfall this season
- Alta annual average = 563″ per season
- Snowbird = 503″ snowfall this season
- Snowbird annual average = 500″ per season
Both Alta & Snowbird are closed for the season due to Coronavirus and both have been since March 15th, 2020.
Alta is currently allowing uphill travel – Snowbird is not allowing uphill travel.
Utah just saw 42 human-triggered avalanches in the backcountry in the past 5-days alone!
See reports from all 42 human-triggered avalanches in Utah in the past 5-days here:
Many backcountry skiers & riders are not following guidelines set up to protect us from spreading Coronavirus via social distancing and only recreating within your very near local area.
Many backcountry skiers & riders are not following guidelines set up to avoiding injury to avoid creating an additional burden to our healthcare system.
These 3 human involved avalanches in Utah on Friday were dramatic:
- Snowboarder in HUGE Avalanche at Snowbasin, UT on Friday Tells Full Story
- Avalanche on Mt. Superior, UT Takes Skier for 2,000′ Ride at Speeds up to 77MPH Yesterday
- 2 Partially Buried in Avalanche at Snowbasin, UT on No Name Peak on Friday | Full Account:
There was A HUGE AMOUNT of human triggered avalanches in Utah Friday.
Avalanche Rating on Friday, 3/27/20 was:
- Moderate above treeline
- Low near treeline
- Low below treeline
On Friday, there were human-triggered avalanches in all of these locations and more in Utah:
- Mt. Odgen
- Mt. Superior
- Snowbasin ski resort, No Name
- Cardiac Ridge (near Alta)
- Main Days (near Alta)
- Providence Peak (near Logan)