If the early season was a tale of feast or famine, we’re going to need a bigger table this week because snow fell more generously across North America this past week.
California resorts like Heavenly and Mammoth, which were waiting to join in the fun at the time of last week’s rundown, have seen prayers answered. Jackson Hole was walloped on its opening weekend, and some early season powder gluttons struggled to keep pace with the newly dusted.
Let’s see how significantly the top 10’s been shuffled from last week.
The 12 Deepest Snowpack In North America Right Now
*The following totals represent reported upper mountain depths.
12) Sunshine Village, Alberta/ Aspen, Colorado/ Stowe, Vermont – 32″
11) Smuggler’s Notch, Vermont/ Vail, Colorado/ Winter Park, Colorado/ Wolf Creek, Colorado – 32″
10) Lake Louise, Alberta/ Sun Peaks, BC/ Steamboat, Colorado – 33”
9) Alta, Utah– 34”
8) Mont Sainte Anne, Quebec/ Arapahoe Basin, Colorado/ Brighton, Utah/ Heavenly, California/ Kirkwood, California- 35″
7) Crested Butte, Colorado/ Jay Peak, Vermont/ Jiminy Peak, Massachusetts/ Red Lodge Mountain, Montana/ Snowbird, Utah- 36”
6) Loveland, Colorado- 37”
5) Breckenridge- 38″
4) Cooper, Colorado- 40″
3) Jackson Hole, Wyoming- 41”
2) Snowshoe Mountain, West Virginia- 42″/ Bridger Bowl, Montana- 42”/ Big Sky, Montana- 42”
1) Grand Targhee, Wyoming/ Sunday River, Maine- 48”