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4 days ago

Madden Julian Oscillation (MJO) - Explained

The Madden Julian Oscillation (MJO) is an important factor to consider when forecasting weather patterns in the mid-latitudes (including th…
5 days ago

November 2019 Snowpack Update

The 2019-2020 season started off with a bang for much of the Northern Rockies in October.
6 days ago

WATCH: The Fifty - Wilson Peak

The most famous mountain in the world that nobody knows happens to be beyond just an icon on a beer can.
1 week ago

WATCH: Mountain Collective Stoke Machine - The Snow Report Show with Halley O'Brien

In this week's episode of The Snow Report Show, Halley reveals the first resort to open in the east (and it might take you by surprise).
1 week ago

The Pacific Ocean "Blob" - Explained

In the fall of 2014, Nick Bond, a research scientist at JISAO and Washington State Climatologist, coined a patch of unusually warm water of…
2 weeks ago

WATCH: 2019-2020 Season Premiere - The Snow Report Show with Halley O'Brien

Halley O'Brien is BACK with the season premiere of The Snow Report Show and she's got a huge announcement to share with you.
2 weeks ago

WATCH: The FIFTY - Mt. Tukuhnikivatz, Utah

Joined by Len Necefer PHD, Diné (Navajo), the CEO of Native Outdoors and a professor of Native American Studies along with Connor Ry…
3 weeks ago

Calculating and Offsetting the Carbon Footprint of OpenSnow & OpenSummit

The goal of OpenSnow & OpenSummit is to provide the best weather forecasts to help you plan your next outdoor adventure.
1 month ago

WATCH: The FIFTY - North Maroon & Holy Cross Couloir

With a storm quickly approaching, the push to ski two classic lines in Colorado in back-to-back days presents one of the most exhausting ch…
1 month ago

WATCH: First Ski Descent of Lhotse

In 2018, Hilaree Nelson and Jim Morrison completed the first ski descent of the 27,940-foot Lhotse, the fourth-highest mountain in the world.
1 month ago

Mountain Collective Ski Resort Guide

Below is your ski resort guide to each mountain on the Mountain Collective, with all resort information courtesy of our friends at ZRankings.
1 month ago

Ikon Pass Ski Resort Guide

Below is your ski resort guide to each mountain on the Ikon Pass, with all resort information courtesy of our friends at ZRankings.