today is Sep 27, 2022

mammoth, summit sign, Mammoth’s iconic 24-foot tall Summit Sign this weekend. Credit: Mammoth Facebook

Wow, what a week it’s been. Big snow across the west has kickstarted winter with yet more feet of snow in the forecast for California.

These are the base depths at the resorts open in North America this week: (measurements taken from resorts’ websites at 0600 am PT, 12/20/21).

Alyeska, AK – 104″

A skier slashes through pow at Alyeska Resort, AK—who’s already got almost 300″ of snowfall this season.

Mt Baker, WA – 100″

Mt. Baker, snowfall, Washington Mt. Baker. One of the best in the world. CREDIT: Bellingham Herald

Eaglecrest, AK – 94″

Eaglecrest, alaska, Credit: Chris Miller / Eaglecrest Ski Area

Shames Mountain, BC – 87″

shames mountain, British Columbia, Shames Mountain, BC. Credit: Resort Facebook

Mt Rose Ski Tahoe, NV – 84″

Photo courtesy of Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe

Powder King Mountain Resort, BC – 83″

powder king, British Columbia, Great start to the season at Powder King. Credit: Resort Facebook

Mammoth Mountain, CA – 80″

mammoth, summit sign, Mammoth’s iconic 24-foot tall Summit Sign this weekend. Credit: Mammoth Facebook

Revelstoke, BC; Whistler Blackcomb, BC – 78″

Whistler Blackcomb, British Columbia, Whistler Blackcomb, BC. Credit: Resort

Boreal, CA; Soda Springs, CA – 77″

boreal, Credit: Boreal Facebook

Dodge Ridge, CA – 74″

dodge ridge, california, Opening weekend at Dodge Ridge, CA. Credit: Resort Facebook

Fernie, BC – 70″

DEEP at Fernice, BC. Credit: Steve Reed / Fernie Facebook

Homewood, CA – 69″

homewood, Homewood, CA. Credit: Resort Facebook