Grading The Southern Hemisphere Ski Season Thus Far | Who Has The Most Snow?

Grading The Southern Hemisphere Ski Season Thus Far | Who Has The Most Snow?

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Grading The Southern Hemisphere Ski Season Thus Far | Who Has The Most Snow?

The snow hit the southern hemisphere hard and fast over the past week and now it’s time to dig out and go grab some bluebird freshies.

Related: Santiago, Chile Just Got The Biggest Snowfall In 46 Years (16 Inches Reported)

Everywhere from Chile to New Zealand saw snow with the biggest 24 hour totals in the last week coming from Valle Nevado (20″) and Ohau (14″). The snow is set to continue in Australia today and tomorrow while the rest of the Southern Hemisphere gets a break in action until the weekend. On Friday and Saturday storms will return to southern New Zealand and parts of eastern Argentina. Chile will remain high and dry.

Southern Hemisphere: Snowfall Roundup

Chile — A-

*Summit Base Depths drawn from OnTheSnow.com 

Valle Nevado – 94″ 

El Colorado – 47″

Nevados de Chillan – 47″

Ski Portillo – 43″

La Parva – 43″

Argentina — B

Cerro Castor – 41″

Caviahue – 39″ 

Cerro Catedral – 31″

Las Leñas – 28″

Cerro Chapelco – 26″

Penitentes – CLOSED UNTIL MORE SNOW FALLS

New Zealand — B

Turoa – 63″

Coronet Peak – 51″

Ohau – 39″

The Remarkables – 30″

Broken River – 30″

Treble Cone – 26″

Cardrona – 26″

Wakapapa – 22″

Australia — B-

Thredbo – 23″

Perisher – 23″

Hotham – 22″

Falls Creek – 19″

Mt Buller – 17″

 

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