Last week the internet was abuzz with predictions of October snow that could total up in feet for certain parts of Western North America. The Atmospheric River, which was actually the remnants of Typhoon Songda, has come and gone leaving much of the continent wetter than when it arrived.

How did the first winter storm of 2016/17 it live up to its predictions?


1. Mt. Hood Meadows

3 inches and counting at Mt. Hood Meadows.

2. Mt. Bachelor

Mt. Bachelor was looking wintery as well.


3. Mt. Spokane Ski and Snowboard Park

They are already building snowmen at Mt. Spokane Ski and Snowboard Park.

4. White Pass

This guy is ready for first chair at White Pass.

See Pacific Northwest lift tickets.


5. Solitude Mountain

The storm didn’t only bring snow to the Pacific Northwest, Solitude receive a nice coating of the white stuff as well.

6. Alta Ski Area

Alta was looking very wintery this morning.

See Utah lift tickets.


7. Squaw Valley

You might want to skip the pool today at Squaw Valley’s high camp.

8. Boreal

Boreal is already thinking about opening day.

See Lake Tahoe lift tickets.


9. Jackson Hole Mountain Resort

Jackson Hole is reporting over a foot of its legendary snow.

See Northern Rockies lift tickets.


10. Sun Peaks

The groomers at Sun Peaks are chomping at the bit.

11. Whistler Blackcomb

Whistler is already dropping videos of pow turns.

See British Columbia lift tickets.


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