These Are The Deepest Snowpacks In North America So Far [Base Depths + Photo Tour]

These Are The Deepest Snowpacks In North America So Far [Base Depths + Photo Tour]

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These Are The Deepest Snowpacks In North America So Far [Base Depths + Photo Tour]

Dumping @Whistler over the weekend | Photo: Whistler Blackcomb | Cover Photo: Lake Louise Ski Resort

The west is getting DEEP and with Turkey Day on the horizon, we’re announcing the unofficial start to ski season. Whoohoo!

Related: 42 Ski Resorts That Get The Most Snow In The World

Multiple resorts from Canada to California have already seen their fair share of pow and it’s only the beginning. The current winners are obviously the PNW, Northern Rockies, and most of all– BC.

The Deepest Snowpacks In North America 11/21/17

*Base depths gathered by visiting the individual resort websites.

21) Squaw Valley – 29″

20) Sun Peaks, BC — 31″

19) *Sun Valley, ID — 33″

Peeking into Main Chute after Squaw Valley ski patrol opened the Palisades | Photo: Squaw Valley

18) Mt Hood Meadows, OR — 34″

17) Mt Hood Timberline, OR — 34″

16) Lookout Pass, ID — 34″

‘Where we’re going, we don’t need roads’ | Photo: Timberline Lodge

15) Stevens Pass, WA — 36″

14) Sunshine Village, AB — 37″

13) Mt Rose, NV — 37″

Don’t neglect northern Idaho… | Photo: Schweitzer

12) Mt Bachelor, OR — 39″ 

11) Schweitzer, ID — 39″

10) *Kicking Horse, BC — 44″

Dave Treadway comes up for air | Photo: Kicking Horse Mountain Resort

9) Lake Louise, AB — 45″

8) Grouse Mountain, BC — 48″

7) Cypress Mountain, BC — 50″

The Canadian Rockies are in fine form | Photo: Lake Louise

6) Crystal Mountain, WA — 54″

5) *Jackson Hole, WY — 54″

4) Grand Targhee, WY — 58″

Grand Targhee is already open and serving up the pow | Photo: Grand Targhee

3) Mammoth Mountain, CA — 60″

2) Whistler Blackcomb, BC — 74″

1) Mt Baker, WA — 80″

Mt Baker takes the #1 spot | Photo: Brad Andrew

*These resorts remain closed

 

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