Conditions report from Oct. 21, 2020 It’s already winter in the high elevation areas of Montana — beware! “Winter before Halloween? Yes, above 5500-6000 feet. Layered snowpack, thin windslabs, at least 1 reported slide. More snow and wind coming. Carry beacons, shovels, and probes if you’re riding or climbing above snowline. Check for conditions updates at flatheadavalanche.org” — Friends of […]
Montana got pounded with up to at least 10″ of snow yesterday. We know this because Showdown Montana reported 10″ of snow yesterday. Just imagine how much snow the highest peaks got… The above photo shows a local and dogger getting after it yesterday at Showdown Montana ski resort, MT. Skiing “powder” on Labor Day? Badass. Beartooth Pass (US-212) in […]
NOAA has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Montana & Idaho for today and tomorrow that is calling for 4-8″ of snowfall in the high mountains. Mountain passes will see 1-3″ of snow. Heck, the snowfall forecast map (4 images down) is showing some zones in Montana forecast to see 8-12″ of snowfall… “High elevation snow is likely above 6000′ […]
NOAA has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the mountains of Montana & Idaho this weekend… They’re calling for up to 5″ of snow Sunday – Monday. “1 TO 2 INCHES AROUND 6000 FEET WITH 2 TO 5INCHES ABOVE 7000 FEET.” – NOAA, today A Winter Weather Advisory issued and it’s only the 2nd day of September! NOAA is calling […]
Labor Day is the unofficial end of summer. “Accumulating snow is possible in the mountains. And that is for elevations above 7,000 feet (in Montana, this weekend).” NOAA, today “Are you headed to Glacier National Park for the Labor Day holiday weekend? Raw and potentially dangerous conditions are expected on Sunday & Monday with snow possible down to around 6000 […]
NOAA is forecasting up to 3″ of snow for the Beartooth Pass area of Montana and Wyoming this weekend. This is where our favorite summer only ski resort lives: Beartooth Basin. Hopefully snow will start sticking at Beartooth to get the summer 2016 snowpack started.Widespread precipitation is expected today across the state. Showers will move northward across western portions this morning, as a Pacific storm system treks eastward.
As forecast yesterday, it’s nuking snow in the northern Rocky Mountains today! The above image is of the to of Lone Peak at Big Sky ski resort in Montana at an elevation of 11,166-fet. Snow fell in many places across the Western US yesterday including Mammoth Mountain, CA. Today, the storms rage on in Idaho, Utah, Montana, and California with up to 6″ of snow expected in Idaho. Winter is only a breath away…
You read it right. There is a cold storm coming down from Canada and it plans on dumping 20″ of snow on Montana above 7,000-feet with snow levels as low as 5,000-feet. The leftovers of the storm will hit Utah and drop another 6″ of snow above 8,000-feet. Cool temperatures and rain will continue through Wednesday as the next weather system slowly moves through Idaho and western Montana. Snow levels will also lower to between 5000-6000 feet. Anyone planning to travel or spend time in the back country should prepare for winter-like conditions Tuesday through Wednesday […]