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2023-24 Ski Season Progress Report as of January 16, 2023

The season is improving in the new year, much colder with coastal region storms being all snow, starting with up to 2 feet in the Sierra during the first week of January. During the second week a massive series of storms hit the Northwest, Utah and Colorado. In some of the hardest hit areas terrain … Continue reading 2023-24 Ski Season Progress Report as of January 16, 2023

2023-24 Ski Season Progress Report as of January 7, 2024

Western season snowfall through December averaged only 57% of normal, exceeding only the 38% of the infamous 1976-77 season. Many areas were less than half open at New Year’s with bases under 3 feet degraded by holiday traffic. The season is improving in the new year, much colder with coastal region storms being all snow, … Continue reading 2023-24 Ski Season Progress Report as of January 7, 2024

2023-24 Ski Season Progress Report as of December 31, 2023

During the holiday week Steamboat and Whistler were the only areas to get more than a foot of snow. Next most were Stevens Pass and Winter Park at 8 inches. Western season snowfall through December averages only 57% of normal, exceeding only the 38% of the infamous 1976-77 season. Many areas are less than half … Continue reading 2023-24 Ski Season Progress Report as of December 31, 2023

2023-24 Ski Season Progress Report as of December 24, 2023

During the past two weeks scattered storms have averaged only one foot and no one got more than 2 feet. Season snowfall averages only 65% of normal with Utah the highest region at 82%. For the holiday week many areas are less than half open with base depths under 3 feet. These areas will not … Continue reading 2023-24 Ski Season Progress Report as of December 24, 2023

2023-24 Ski Season Progress Report as of December 16, 2023

A series of storms hit the Pacific Northwest during the first week of December, extending inland to the northern and central Rockies. Low altitude resorts had a lot of rain along with the snow. Alta and Targhee were the only areas over half open on 4+ foot bases December 9-10. Most areas are running 2-3 … Continue reading 2023-24 Ski Season Progress Report as of December 16, 2023

2023-24 Ski Season Progress Report as of December 9, 2023

A series of storms hit the Pacific Northwest during the first week of December, extending inland to the northern and central Rockies. Low altitude resorts had a lot of rain along with the snow. Alta and Targhee are the only areas over half open on 4+ foot bases. Most areas are running about two weeks … Continue reading 2023-24 Ski Season Progress Report as of December 9, 2023

2023-24 Ski Season Progress Report as of December 1, 2023

High snowfall areas like Alta, Revelstoke and Mt. Bachelor delaying openings were red flags. For Thanksgiving Targhee was 63% open but next in line were Alta at 29%, Wolf Creek at 20% and Sunshine at 19%. This was overall the worst November in western North America since 2007, with no region getting more than 60% … Continue reading 2023-24 Ski Season Progress Report as of December 1, 2023