Video: Whistler Blackcomb Fresh Tracks

Set to open on November 27, the unbearable anticipation for the 2014-15 winter season at Whistler Blackcomb has been growing. This past weekend that anticipation was put to an end -  at least for a few lucky souls from the Whistler Blackcomb team. Check out Mike Douglas, Ashleigh McIvor, Rory Bushfield, Mark Sollors and Chris Rasman, …

Video: Patagonia’s ‘Find Away’ #JapanByVan Ep. 2

Episode 2 of Patagonia’s “Find Away“ series follows the #JapanByVan adventure of dedicated skiers Carston Oliver, Eliel Hindert, Pep Fujas and local guide Makoto Takeishi through the secluded Japanese village of Shirakawa-go. Miles from the nearest ski resort, the historic village features unique thatched-roofed style houses built centuries ago, and is surrounded by huge peaks offering …

Sass Global Announces Japan 2015

After recent completion of the 10th season of their flagship Argentina program, SASS Global Travel announces the newest installment to their session list. SASS Japan 2015 is now officially open for registration. For the second year of the program, SASS will use their snow travel expertise to offer a specialized opportunity to advanced skiers and …

Epic Alert: Colorado & Utah!

Interstate-70 in Colorado had very heavy snow fall this morning at rates of 4 inches per hour at Vail and up to 15 inches of new snow at Loveland Ski Area. This afternoon there have been another 4 inches dumping in Loveland and still counting.   Still open this week, Aspen Highlands logged around 8-10 …

POWDER ALERT: HEAVY SNOW IS FALLING OVER THE CASCADES AND HEADED FOR THE ROCKIES

9-10 inches of FRESH powder fell Saturday night over the south Cascades (Crystal Mountain) and over 10 inches fell at Baker. Massive amounts of snow is currently falling at Mount Hood and other areas in Oregon. Idaho saw a good 4-7 inches during the day yesterday and models showed heavy snowfall into central Montana from …

SNOW TO RETURN TO THE WEST- APRIL IS TRENDING WETTER AND MORE ACTIVE

After a week of very warm temperatures and little moisture we finally see some snowfall to impact the West in the next 4 days.  TheSierra will see moderate rainfall below 8,000 feet tonight turning colder by Sunday morning with snow levels dropping to most base areas.  Snow amounts could range from 6-9 inches at the highest …

Powder Watch: Sierra, Rockies & New England

Has Spring really sprung?  Warm temps this week should give way to a more winter like pattern next week! Please check out our latest Chase to Wolf Creek Colorado last weekend as the Powderchaser Crew caught some great video and an epic 2 days on the slopes Heavy rain will continue to fall at lower …

Powder Alert: Sierra, Oregon and Potentially Epic Conditions in the Rockies

TODAYS FRESHIES AT ELDORA MOUTAIN RESORT OUTSIDE BOULDER- COMPLIMENTS OF ELDORA A storm system moves onshore into Oregon on Tuesday evening and will dump heavy snow over extreme northern California (1-2 feet) into Wednesday. Southern Oregon resorts near Ashland will see heavy snow and all areas near the border of CA will see even higher amounts.  Mount Hood and the Southern Cascades of WA will see snow on …

10 Day Powder Forecast: Powder Warning in The Sierra Tuesday/Wednesday

WHISTLER GRABS 20 INCHES IN THE PAST 24 HOURS SYNOPSIS:  News headlines include 20 inches of fresh at Whistler (50 inches in the past week), an epic 18 inch blower day for Mount Baker last week, and 15 inches at Loveland yesterday.  Sunday River Maine reported over 4 feet of fresh for the month of February.  The Cascades migrated to rain on Thursday while BC stayed in the cooler …

Powder Alert Vermont & New England: Heavy Snow Starts Wednesday!

The Powder Watch we issued last week for New England has now been upgraded to a WARNING!   Snowfall will break out over Southern New England by Wednesday Morning and work it’s way into New Hampshire, Vermont and Southern Maine during the daylight hours.  Expect very heavy snow (2-3 inches per hour) Wednesday morning focused over the …

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