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My wife and I bought the Combined Mountain Pass and are leaving in our camper to hit them all on Jan 3rd. We would like to catch all the pow we can on our circuit and hopefully we can get alerts along our trip and find pow at resorts we don't even know of do you have a plan we can use? I think I just signed up for Super Pro ( although I have tried this before and it hasn't worked for me, i am not the best on the computer.) Hopefully you can help us get lots of pow on our 2-3 month trip. Thanks Al

Answered 15 hours ago

$35 day lift ticket Monday through Friday for other Colorado ski resort pass holder applies to Holidays too? Thanks

Answered 15 hours ago

hi guys do you no longer do 10 day forecasts

Answered 16 hours ago

Hi, I have a trip planned for the 27-31st and would like to set my self up for the best chance of powder skiing possible. I understand that predicting snowfall this far out is pretty difficult, but in between Utah and Colorado, which would give me a better chance. Once that is decided, are there any specific resorts, that are more likely than others to receive powder then their surrounding resorts. Not sure how long it takes you guys to respond to something like this, but hopefully its before I book my flight haha. thanks a ton, John

Answered 2 days ago

Hey Joel, I recently moved to Gunnison. So I now ski at Crested Butte, which is a spectacular mountain! However, ive noticed with some of these recent storms that CB tends to get left out. Irwin and the area around CB tend to get some nice snow but Crested Butte itself seems to get much lighter accumulations. I noticed this on sunday when CB was sunny with not much snow but every mountain surrounding CB was getting dumped on. Could you provide some insight on this?

Answered 2 days ago

how long does the "pro" or "super pro" subscription last?

Answered 2 days ago

Good Morning! My son and I are booked into Solitude this Friday through Christmas Eve. Any chance this weekend storm could give us glorius powder in Honeycomb Canyon or would you rebook elsewhere? We do have that option. Thanks Raymond

Answered 3 days ago

Hi Joel, Headed to Denver for work and taking a long weekend to hit the slopes 12/19 to 12/22. Which resort would would offer the best conditions, taking into account possible fresh snow from the weak disturbances that are forecast through the weekend? Is there a greater chance of overproducing on the front range from uphill flow (thinking Winter Park) or will it be more of a Northwest flow (thinking Vail). Thanks!

Answered 3 days ago

Any T Shirts yet???? My wife has claimed by favorite open Snow for herself I need one for me!!!

Answered 4 days ago

Hey Bryan! I just posted the following comment but wanted to make sure you saw it... As a "super pro member" I'd just like to thank you for putting your heart and soul into these forecasts. I'm sure you're more frustrated than anyone when things don't go exactly as expected, but it takes courage to put your best guess out there -- especially when it's a storm like this that can slide a little to one side or the other and drastically change the outcome -- and I applaud you for your courage, efforts and insight. I hope you'll ignore the folks who whine about forecasts that turn out to be overly optimistic, and that you'll keep taking your best guess and not dial it back to reduce the chance of being criticized later. I think the negative folks are mostly just frustrated that we aren't getting more snow and are making the mistake of shooting the messenger. Shame on them! I for one find your forecasts very informative and insightful, and have no problem gleaning from your write-ups that the actual results might be higher or lower (and why!). Case in point: as this storm was taking shape it was easy to see what was happening (thanks to your explanation about the odd south-to-north flow) and I quickly started lowering my expectations because I could see the storm sliding up the west side of the crest. Without your detailed insights leading up to the day of the storm, I would have had no idea what was going on. The bottom line is this: please ignore the whiners and keep taking your very best guess. You know more about this than anyone, and you shouldn't let the whiners' misguided opinions influence what you say and do. If they aren't savvy enough to understand that weather forecasting is still an inexact science, and think they can do better, let them start their own blog and we'll see how they do...

Answered 5 days ago

Hi Joel, My New Years resolution is to never plan a ski trip ahead of time, just go when it snows. I struggle tracking weather everywhere and Alta gets so much snow and my schedule is flexible enough that I’ve decided to just try to hit all the big storms in Alta. With possible exceptions being to follow a storm as it rides into Colorado or North into Jackson. I live out of Wash DC. SLC is convenient. 1. What do you think of my strategy? 2. My goal is to make ~two 4-5 day trips per month. How many storms typically hit during the season and how should I decide when a storm is good enough to go. There are several exceptions to my resolution: 1. Ski 4-5 days over Christmas Break Dec 20-Jan 4. When would you go? I’m assuming the longer I wait the better. I am really enjoying the changes to your website as well as the additional content. It appears your site/business is really moving forward. My hats off to you! Figuring out how to make money in this industry is impressive. Last, Is this still the forum for this type of question? Or is email more appropriate? Is there a product I can buy that allows so many emails per season? I can see this discussion having some back and forth.

Answered 1 week ago

Are there any plans to have the NY/VT forecasts done daily? Especially during storm cycles, the information is not current or helpful to help our your users(paying or free). I am sitting here in NY trying to plan while its dumping up north. Except I don't have an update for today, is it raining, mix, snow, temperatures? Any improvement would be greatly appreciate. Thank you!

Answered 1 week ago

whats happening I find the site a bit daunting- just want weather

Answered 1 week ago

How much snow does Tahoe need to get for the season, to improve California's drought conditions? 250", 300", 400", 500" ? What would be considered OK vs Good vs Excellent? I realize it depends on where you measure, since different parts of the Sierras have different average snowfalls, per the historical averages listed at http://bestsnow.net/ ... Thanks, Mark

Answered 1 week ago

Why does Mount Hood have 30 inches of snow for the year but Mount Bachelor to the south has over 100 inches of snow this year and has a lot of terrain open when Hood is not even open yet?

Answered 1 week ago

what happened to the section showing the prior five days or so of snow fall?

Answered 1 week ago

How do I find previous Daily Snow reports?

Answered 1 week ago

Why does northstar have almost no snow forecast for the coming storm when heavenly has 30+ inches forecast?

Answered 1 week ago

Are you still planning on doing snow forecasts for British Columbia?

Answered 1 week ago

Hey Team - 2 questions. I am planning on leaving Tuesday morning from Seacoast of NH to drive to the Tetons, how does that coastal storm look for driving out of the North East? I know it's early, but what do the chances look like for the Tetons to get into the action next weekend 11th-13th? Mike

Answered 1 week ago