The Top 15 Biggest North American Snowfall Totals Right Now

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Snowboarder Tyler Mayer rips two feet of new snow at #10 on this list.—Lookout Pass, ID/MT at the beginning of this month. | Photo: SnowBrains

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Updated on Monday, March 15, 2021

The last month of skiing and riding in the West has been awesome. Utah has gained over 100 inches since mid-February along with many other resorts throughout the Pacific Northwest and West. Alaska is no longer #1 in terms of snowfall. Meanwhile, Denver just saw the 4th biggest storm since 1885, and lots of Colorado ski areas have gotten ridiculous amounts of snowfall. Here are the top 15 resorts with the most snow in North America this season.

Ski resorts with the most snowfall this season-to-date…

Pictured above is an image from Mt. Baker Ski Area—the resort with the most snow in North America right now. | Photo courtesy Mt. Baker/Facebook

#1 Mt. Baker, WA – 659″

#2 Alyeska, AK – 649″

#3 Stevens Pass, WA – 519″

It’s been dumping at #5 on this list—Grand Targhee Resort in Wyoming. | Photo courtesy Powder Day Photography

#4 Jackson Hole, WY – 473″

#5 Grand Targhee, WY – 421″ 

#6 Mt. Hood Meadows, OR – 409″

Starting the new year with what seemed to be extreme low tide, Alta is currently sitting at #7 on this list with 390″ of snowfall this season so far. | Photo courtesy Alta/Facebook

#7 Alta Ski Area, UT – 390″

#8 Eaglecrest Ski Area, AK – 388″

#9 Whistler, BC – 387″

Lookout Pass on the Idaho/Montana border gets an absurd amount of snow for how small and secluded the ski area is. | Photo courtesy SnowBrains

#10 Lookout Pass, ID – 384″

#11 Crystal Mountain, WA – 374″

#12 Snowbird, UT – 360″

Wolf Creek, CO has been getting epic snow this month. | Photo courtesy Wolf Creek/Facebook

#13 Mt. Bachelor, OR – 340″

#14 Revelstoke, BC – 338″

#15 Wolf Creek, CO – 328″

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 (4 pm MST, 2/19/21).*

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24 thoughts on “The Top 15 Biggest North American Snowfall Totals Right Now

  1. Waiting for your final list of the season Snow Brains.
    One last try to get this list correct… You can do it! I believe in you!!! (although past experience says that is a slim-to-none chance of happening)

  2. Hard to believe Jackson got more snow than Targhee. They must have found a good spot to measure where it drifts in. They also get much less at the base, which they never report. Snow density plays a big part in overall depth, as wet snow does not settle as much as dry, hence Rocky mtn areas like Jackson close the first week of April while ski areas like Mammoth, which may report less snowfall go through May and beyond.

  3. Alpental 544″ (top) / 410″ (mid)
    Powder King 509″
    Sasquatch 469″
    Timberline 400″
    Cypress 392″

  4. Where is Alpental on this list? ohhhh wait you should definetly go to crystal and stevens cause they obviously have more snow hahahaha

  5. “Total snowfall” doesn’t tell you when the resort started counting for the season or how much has melted or settled. Current “Base Depth” would be a more meaningful and more useful stat.

  6. Why is Alta on the list if they didnt make the list? It’s literally the driest start every recorded in the Wasatch. Its unbelievably bad.

  7. Alyeska 260″
    Kicking Horse 129″
    Seymour 103″
    Castle 102″
    Grouse 96″
    Lake Louise 92″
    Cypress 89″
    Valinouet 83″

    Powder King: no official total yet, but by far the most snowfall in Canada so far this season (est 200-220″)

    1. No official total for Powder King yet, but the summit base is 67″ and the BC Hydro Pine Pass snow pillow station (located next to ski area and historically correlates well to the ski area) shows 189″ SWE which is above the historical range.
      The snowfall total is likely in the 170-190″ range.

  8. Revelstoke 116″
    Handfull of other BC hills in the 80-100″ range (Seymour, grouse, sasquatch, shames, etc)
    Powder King likely about 120″ but unconfirmed so far.

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