By Joel Gratz, Founding Meteorologist Posted 11 years ago November 8, 2012

How does snowmaking work? [VIDEO]

Snowmaking is the lifeblood of most ski areas, but you might not know what it takes to create snow out of thin air. Here's the answer.

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Joel Gratz

Founding Meteorologist

Joel Gratz is the Founding Meteorologist of OpenSnow and has lived in Boulder, Colorado since 2003. Before moving to Colorado, he spent his childhood as a (not very fast) ski racer in eastern Pennsylvania.

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