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

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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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