Snotel Data - February 1, 2016

SNOTEL Data: The Current Western US Snowpack – February 1, 2016

January was a snowy month. The mountains have a healthy blanket of snow on them across the western US, but January 2016 was also one...

Watch The Winning Runs From The Freeride World Tour 2016 in Vallnord Arcalís, Andorra

The Top Runs From The First Stop Of The Swatch Freeride World Tour 2016 in Vallnord Arcalís, Andorra The first stop of the Swatch Freeride World Tour 2016...
Snotel Data From January 1, 2016 | From USDA

SNOTEL Data: The Current Western US Snowpack – January 1, 2016

Happy New Years! Hope you're ready to make 2016 your best year yet. Did you make any New Year's Resolutions? So far winter is...
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The Best New Year's Resolutions For Backcountry Skiers Happy New Years! It's time to set your New Year's resolutions for the upcoming year. Choose wisely and...
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What Is A Sun Dog?

Is It A Sun Dog? Or Is It A 22° Halo? Have you ever noticed a ring around the sun when you're out in the...
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Avalanche Watch vs. Avalanche Warning

What is an Avalanche Watch? What is an Avalanche Warning? NOAA's National Weather Service partners with the US Forest Service Avalanche Centers to issue avalanche...
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How Steep Is That Ski Line?

How Steep Is That Ski Line Really? Grab A Slope Meter And Find Out Steepness is all in the eyes of the beholder. A beginner skier may tremble...
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Is Ullr Really The Legendary God Of Snow?

Ullr May Not Be The God Of Snow, But He Is The God of Skiing It seems that more has been forgotten about Ullr than can...
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How To Choose A Backcountry Ski Partner

Can Your Backcountry Ski Partner Save Your Life? Skiing is often considered to be an individual sport, but backcountry skiing is definitely a team sport. Whether...
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Submit Your Ski Tracks To MSU’s Snow And Avalanche Lab

Montana State University Seeks Backcountry Skiers And Riders To Help With Avalanche Research Project Heading into the backcountry to make some turns? The Snow and...