Western USA Snowpack Summary & Deepest Base Depths State By State

Western USA Snowpack Summary & Deepest Base Depths State By State

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Western USA Snowpack Summary & Deepest Base Depths State By State

Loveland continues to get the goods | Photo: Casey Day Photography | Cover: USDA

After a fast start to the 18/19 ski season, snowfall totals across the western USA has leveled out. In terms of Snow Water Equivalent (how the USDA measures snowpack across large swaths of land), this year has been mostly average.

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The exceptions include the Front Range of Colorado, northern and eastern New Mexico, as well as the Ruby Mountains of Nevada. The losers are most definitely the more coastal mountains of Oregon & Washington, as well as central Idaho.

Colorado:

Deepest Base Depth: Silverton Mountain100″

Utah:

Deepest Base Depth: Alta/Snowbird70″

Wyoming:

Deepest Base Depth: Grand Targhee68″

Idaho:

Deepest Base Depth: Lookout Pass72″

Washington:

Deepest Base Depth: Mt Baker Ski Area142″

Oregon:

Deepest Base Depth: Mt Hood Meadows100″

California:

Deepest Base Depth: Soda Springs90″

New Mexico:

Deepest Base Depth: Ski Apache60″

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