This is a report on the deepest snowpacks at ski resorts in North America that are currently open. The snow clearly fell in the northwest this year. - 4 of the top 5 deepest snowpacks are in Washington state. - British Columbia wasn’t too far behind holding down 4 spots in the top 10. - Washington tallied 5 of the top 20 spots

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The 20 Deepest Snowpacks in North America

Taylor Lyman on Mount Baker’s opening day. photo: Grant Gunderson

This is a report on the deepest snowpacks at ski resorts in North America that are currently open as of April 11th, 2012.

The Snow Clearly Fell in the Northwest This Year.  

- 4 of the top 5 deepest snowpacks are in Washington state.  

- British Columbia wasn’t too far behind holding down 4 spots in the top 10.  

- Washington tallied 5 of the top 20 spots

- British Columbia brought home 7 of the top 20 spots.  

- California had a late season comeback strong to land it 2 spots in the top 20.  

- Oregon grabbed 4 spots in the top 20.  

- Alaska held on to 2 spots in the top 20.

What Mt. Wahsington B.C. looks like

THE 20 DEEPEST SNOWPACKS IN NORTH AMERICA:

#1 - Mt. Baker, WA = 307″

#2 - Alpental, WA = 231″

#2 - Snoqualmie, WA = 231″

#4 - Mt. Washington, B.C. = 230″

#5 - White Pass, WA = 227″

#5 - Mt. Seymour, B.C. = 227″

#7 - Grouse Mountain, B.C. = 224″

#8 - Cypress Mountain, B.C. = 209″

#9 - Timberline Lodge, OR = 199″

#10 - Kirkwood, CA = 186″

#11 - Alyeska, AK = 182″

#12 - Mt. Bachelor, OR = 181″

#13 - Fernie, B.C. = 162″

#14 - Eagle Crest, AK = 159″

#15 - Mt. Ashland, OR = 168″

#16 - Mt. Hood Meadows, OR = 158″

#17 - Crystal Mountain, WA = 147″

#18 - Whitewater, B.C. = 144″

#19 - Alpine Meadows, CA = 135″

#19 - Whistler Blackcomb, B.C. = 135”

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