Alta & Snowbird, UT Break 500″ of Snowfall This Season Today

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Alta, UT on 3/30/20.

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:

Snowbird, UT on 3/30/20.

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:

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:

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