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1 day ago

SNOTEL - Explained

Most weather stations in the United States are located at airports and in populated areas, most skiers and snowboarders enjoy powder in the …
1 day ago

Infrared Satellite - Explained

There are many tools you can use to track snow including several types of satellite images.
4 days ago

WATCH: The FIFTY - McGown Peak

Celebrating the halfway mark of the project (in number only), this special episode goes into showing how the research, ski community, and p…
1 week ago

Final Update of the 2019-2020 Season

As most of us sit at home or enjoy safe non-lift-serviced skiing experiences close to home (please do not travel from cities into mountain …
1 week ago

How Far in Advance Can We Predict a Storm?

One of the questions we get asked the most is, "how much snow will we see during my trip on "x" date".
1 week ago

Help Support COVID-19 Relief Efforts

In an effort to help support COVID-19 relief efforts, we have created a resource for local foundations that are deploying funds to the most…
2 weeks ago

An Update From The OpenSnow Team

Hello, and we hope that you are in good health!
2 weeks ago

WATCH: The FIFTY - Mt. Shuksan

Standing watch above the Mt Baker Ski Area in Washington state is Mt.
3 weeks ago

WATCH: Where Land Ends

From powder to point breaks, Chile provides a rich and diverse environment for any adventure seeker.
3 weeks ago

March 2020 Snowpack Update

The map below shows the percent of snowpack compared to the average snowpack for that day.
4 weeks ago

WATCH: The FIFTY - Mt. Washington

In this episode of The FIFTY, the crew jets off to the birthplace of backcountry skiing in the US, the motherland of the Northeast ski moun…
1 month ago

WATCH: Steeped In Tradition - Alta Ski Patrol

The 80-year history of Alta Ski Patrol comes to life in this Sweetgrass Productions documentary capturing the story behind the birthplace o…