The 12 Biggest Season Snowfall Totals For Open Resorts in North America Right Now

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Alta Ski Area, UT, tied for the #1 biggest season snowfall total in North America right now. | Image Courtesy of Alta Ski Area Twitter

Winter came early this year—and with a bang! Ski areas across the West are reporting the snowiest November in nearly 20 years, with snowpacks over double the average for this time of year. Tons of resorts are open with more than just the bunny hill. Mammoth, for instance, has 2,600 acres of terrain open for skiing and riding already. And it’s not even Thanksgiving yet.

So here are the ski areas with the biggest snowfall totals this season so far. It’s early in the year, and we’re sure to miss some, so please comment below on who we should add to this list next time.

Ski resorts with the most snowfall this season to date…

Solitude Mountain Resort, UT, tied for the #1 biggest season snowfall total in North America right now. | Image Courtesy of Solitude Mountain Resort Instagram

#1 Alta, UT, Tied with Brighton, UT: 101″

#2 Snowbird, UT, Tied with Solitude, UT: 92″

#3 Grand Targhee, WY: 91″

Mammoth Mountain has the most terrain open in North America right now. | Image courtesy of Christian Pondella / Mammoth Mountain

#4 Park City Mountain Resort, UT: 81″

#5 Banff Sunshine Village, ALB, Tied with Brian Head Resort, UT: 69″

#6 Mammoth Mountain, CA: 60″

Related: Mammoth Mountain, CA, Currently Has the Most Open Terrain in the Country

Breckenridge is off to a fantastic start in terms of snowfall this November. | Image courtesy of Breckenridge Ski Resort Twitter

#7 Timberline, OR: 57″

#8 Vail, CO: 56″

#9 Breckenridge, CO: 55″

At #12 on this list of ski areas with the most snow this season so far, Palisades Tahoe will open for the 2022-23 winter season today, November 18, 2022. | Image courtesy of Palisades Tahoe

#10 Snowbasin, UT: 54″

#11 Copper Mountain, CO: 53″

#12 Palisades Tahoe, CA: 51″

Did we miss any on this list? Please let us know if we did!

*All snow totals are taken from ski resort websites at the time of writing (10 am MST, 11/18/22).*


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One thought on “The 12 Biggest Season Snowfall Totals For Open Resorts in North America Right Now

  1. Mammoth #6 was awesome a week ago. open from Canyon to top. All the good trails off the top are open. About to open the lowest lift in town. The 60 inches, being a bit heavier packs down really well. Over half the trails open.

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