The 20 Deepest Snowpacks In North America | One Ski Area Has A 242" Base!

The 20 Deepest Snowpacks In North America | One Ski Area Has A 242" Base!

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The 20 Deepest Snowpacks In North America | One Ski Area Has A 242" Base!

Mt Baker looking exceptionally deep | Photo: Mt Baker Ski Area | Cover: Alpental

The 17/18 season has been one of severe ups and downs. The season started with a ridiculously slow start in most of the west but that trend has since changed with California, the PNW, and the northern Rockies all seeing their fair share of snow this season.

Related: 5 Reasons Why Mammoth Is The Place To Be This Spring

While Colorado, Utah, and the Southwest continue to struggle through a spring thaw, it’s comforting knowing that one ski area in Washington has a 242″ base. Now if we could just share some of that snow with Colorado and Utah…

The 20 Deepest Snowpacks In North America

20) Big White, BC — 122″

19) Squaw Valley, CA — 122″

18) Alyeska, AK — 123″

17) Fernie, BC — 125″

16) Schweitzer — 126″

15) Homewood, CA — 126″

14) White Pass, WA — 129″

13) Mammoth Mountain, CA — 130″

These morning clouds have cleared and it’s a bluebird pow day. 📷 @jaredchambers

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12) 49 Degrees North, WA — 135″

11) Mt Hood Timberline, OR — 140″

10) Summit at Snoqualmie, WA — 141″

Hanging with snow ghosts on a bluebird day. #skiwhitefish 📸: @chuck_fin

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9) Whitefish, MT — 146″

8) Mt Hood Meadows, OR — 147″

7) Lookout Pass, ID — 148″

6)  Sasquatch, BC — 153″

5) Cypress Mountain, BC — 163″

4) Grouse Mountain, BC — 169″

3) Mt Seymour, BC — 184″

2) Alpental, WA — 193″

1) Mt Baker, WA — 242″

 

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