California, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming, Nevada, and Colorado have all been getting hefty amounts of early season snowfall and their current snowpacks reflect that.
It’s only December 4th and we’ve got 11 ski resorts with 30″ of snow on the ground or more. Sweet.
2015/16 is off to a great start with El Nino forecast to kick in starting in January. Get out there and make some turns this weekend!
You might wanna see this as well: Top 10 Snowfall Totals in North America
**The snowpack numbers below come directly from each ski resorts’ website’s upper mountain numbers on December 4th, 2015. To be on this list, the ski resort has to be currently open.
TOP 15 DEEPEST SNOWPACKS IN THE USA:
#1. Mt. Baker, WA = 60″
#2. Mammoth, CA = 48″
#2. Diamond Peak, NV = 48″
#4. Wolf Creek, CO = 47″
#5. Mt. Rose, NV = 40″
#6. Alyeska, AK = 39″
#7. Mt. Hood Meadows, OR = 37″
#8. Sun Valley, ID = 33″
#9. Grand Targhee, WY = 31″
#10. Sugar Bowl, CA = 30″
#10. Lee Canyon, NV = 30″