It’s snowing! Colorado ski areas are getting their first real glimpse of winter this morning as snow falls in the mountains. Related: Colorado Ski Resort Opening Dates for Winter 2022/23 Webcams at Loveland and Arapahoe Basin show snow falling on the slopes. Snowmass and the surrounding mountains have a healthy dusting, and the Aspen snowstake cam showed it snowing this […]
The first major snowfall of the season fell at Afriski Mountain Resort in Lesotho in southern Africa over the weekend. It began snowing at 2 am on Friday, April 30, and continued for a few hours dropping 4″ of fresh snow. Related: Photos: Snow Falls in Africa’s Sahara Desert as Temperature Plummets to 27ºF This comes after it was announced earlier […]
The lifts remain stationary at resorts in South America while the snow piles up on the slopes in what locals are saying is the best snowy start to a season in 15-years. ✨ Beautiful day gives us the mountain range ⛄️❄️ what was so lacking in our mountain 🏂🏔⛷ It has not snowed in this way for 15 years and […]
A month from opening day, resorts in Australia are starting to see decent amounts of snowfall as winter begins to take hold. Across social media, Australian resorts are posting snowy pictures as forecasts are predicting up to a foot of snow over the next couple of days. Related: Ikon Pass Adds Mt. Buller, Australia | Now 39 Iconic Destinations Available Worldwide […]
First Snowstorm of Season in CA Causes Havoc on Roadways | 16 Car Crash Closes I-80, 3 Mountain Passes Close
California saw a healthy amount of snowfall yesterday during the day. Enough snow, in fact, to close 3 mountain highways and cause a 16 car crash. About 5″ of snow were recorded on Sonora Pass, CA. Snow levels dropped down to Lake Tahoe level during the day yesterday. NOAA issued a Winter Weather Advisory that called for 3-8″ of snowfall […]
It’s currently snowing at Jackson Hole ski resort in Wyoming right now. Yesterday’s forecast was for snow down to 10,000-feet but you can clearly see snow falling much lower than 10,000-feet at Jackson Hole ski resort this morning. The USA and Canada got snow all over yesterday including California, Utah, Montana, Idaho, Whistler, Banff, and more. This is our first real sign that winter is most certainly coming. “Another cold front will pass across the state this afternoon and evening, […]
It is safe to say that April has been the best month of the season for powder. It has been going off in Whistler for the last two weeks, with deep storms and cold temperatures compared to the rest of the winter. The alpine has been all time with new snow every couple of days, making it fresh and fun. There has been some wind with these most recent storms making some pockets super deep, while other ridges are icy and have variable snow. Crowds have been pretty small during the weekdays, and not too bad on the weekends either. This week there have been more people on the mountain and in the bars due to WSSF (World Ski and Snowboard Festival).
This past week has been a mash of snow, rain, freezing levels rising and falling, and clouds. Up high on the mountain has been the place to be for the entire season and that is still true today. Sunday was by far the best snow day we have had in a while. There was over 30 cm of fresh that day with lower freezing levels. It was snowing in the parking lots for some parts of the day which has not occurred in a hot second. It was socked in all day so people were sticking to the trees and up high near rocks for visibility.
Over the night rain continued […]