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Huge Winter Storm Heads Towards the East Coast

by RoseAnne Moises

This week, all eyes are on Jonas (not to be confused with the famous singing trio of brothers: Nick, Joe and Kevin). Jonas, if you haven’t heard, is the name of the huge Nor’easter winter storm heading towards the east… Read More →

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What’s The Difference Between Fresh, Packed & Machine Made Snow?

by Dave Belin

Skiers and snowboarders have many words to describe the different types of snow on the hill – blower pow, mashed potatoes, boiler plate, breakable crust, hero snow, and crud (among others). But what’s actually happening with the snow in these… Read More →

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Winter Storm Goliath Pummeling East Coast, Up to 2 Feet Expected

by Rob Webb

Winter is back on the East Coast of the United States! Winter Storm Goliath is living up to its name and delivering snow from western New York to eastern Maine today. Widespread snowfall is in the forecast with some ski… Read More →

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Epic Winter Storm Will Bring FEET Of Snow To The West

by RoseAnne Moises

This week, NOAA is forecasting what they are calling the “strongest storm of the season” — a jet stream-powered storm predicted to dump several feet of snow in the mountains of British Columbia to California. Other forecasters are predicting “multiple… Read More →

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Thanksgiving Powder Alert: Where to Ski & Ride This Weekend

by Kirsten Johnson

Weather reports are flying like flakes, hinting that by Thanksgiving, many parts of the West will be blanketed in beautiful pow. This week, forecasts are calling for snow to push south on Tuesday from Canada’s British Columbia, through Montana, Wyoming and eastern Oregon,… Read More →

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6 Regions That Are Getting Hammered With Snow

by Charlotte Lilley

Winter is certainly here and we’ve been seeing snow across the country, but some ski resorts are getting the real deal! Think California, Colorado, Utah, the Southwest, Northern Rockies and Canada. Time to whip out the yardstick because snow is starting… Read More →

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Photos: Which Resorts Saw Early Season Snow?

by Kris Kendall

It’s pretty, it’s white, it’s fluffy, it’s cold. You can slide on it, you can roll in it, you can jump in it, you can eat it. It blankets the earth and makes everything a little more beautiful. It is… Read More →

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Here’s How You Can Help Protect Winter in 60 Seconds

by Rob Webb

Snow is an amazing thing. Over 23 million people love and depend on snow for our pastimes and our livelihoods. Snow powers the $62 billion global ski industry, supporting over 950,000 winter tourism-related jobs in the US alone. The threats that… Read More →

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6 Resorts for Early Season Skiing & Riding

by Heather Balogh

The mornings are filled with darkness as that sweet smell of bitter cold hangs in the pre-dawn air. It may be a cliché stemming from 21st century television, but it’s the truth: Winter is coming. If you’re like us, you’re… Read More →

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Where Will It Snow If There’s A Strong El Nino This Winter?

by Dave Belin

As snow lovers, readers of this blog are probably amateur meteorologists as well, studying forecasts for snow and temperatures when planning ski days and trips. The consensus for this winter among professional meteorologists is for a strong El Nino, which… Read More →