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Best Powder Shots

So far, 2015’s delivered some killer powder shots.


Whether your hometown hill's got good coverage, these powdery shots—highlighting some of this season's best dumps—will remind you it's winter. And…

Whether your hometown hill’s got good coverage, these powdery shots—highlighting some of this season’s best dumps—will remind you it’s winter. And maybe inspire a road trip.

Photo: Andrew Kooyman Skier: Dimitri Littig Brighton lucked out with an unexpected 21-inch storm.

Photo: Andrew Kooyman

Skier: Dimitri Littig

Brighton lucked out with an unexpected 21-inch storm.

Photo: Lane Clark Skier: Drew Wittstock Wittstock found 10-inches of fresh after a storm on Redemption Ridge. 

Photo: Lane Clark

Skier: Drew Wittstock

Wittstock found 10-inches of fresh after a storm on Redemption Ridge. 

Photo: Shelley Bowen Skier: Jim Dufresne With a 72-hour storm that dropped 18 inches, Sunday River skis, er, sits pretty with more snow in the…

Photo: Shelley Bowen

Skier: Jim Dufresne

With a 72-hour storm that dropped 18 inches, Sunday River skis, er, sits pretty with more snow in the forecast. 

Photo: Dan Evans Sunshine Village had a 34-inch week. Where are our passports?

Photo: Dan Evans

Sunshine Village had a 34-inch week. Where are our passports?

Photo: Paul Morrison  Skier: Chad SayersFinding a stash above the clouds. 

Photo: Paul Morrison 

Skier: Chad Sayers

Finding a stash above the clouds. 

Photo: Andrew Lanoue Skier: Matt Swift It keeps nuking pow at Jay Peak. 

Photo: Andrew Lanoue

Skier: Matt Swift

It keeps nuking pow at Jay Peak. 

Photo: John Atkinson Skier: Chris Parkinson Valentine's Day snow dances worked. Sugarbush's seen 190 inches so far. 

Photo: John Atkinson

Skier: Chris Parkinson

Valentine’s Day snow dances worked. Sugarbush’s seen 190 inches so far. 

Photo: Andrew Maquire/Breckenridge Ski Resort Breck got a 14-inch February storm. 

Photo: Andrew Maquire/Breckenridge Ski Resort

Breck got a 14-inch February storm. 

Photo: Chris Moseley Lake Louise received a two-foot, week-long dump. And its Ski Big 3 buddy Mount Norquay has some fresh, too. Seriously, where are…

Photo: Chris Moseley

Lake Louise received a two-foot, week-long dump. And its Ski Big 3 buddy Mount Norquay has some fresh, too. Seriously, where are our passports?

Photo: Richard Hallman Skier: Tommy Ellingson Storms keep flirting with Meadows, bringing a mixture of snrain, sleet, and snow to the base area. But…

Photo: Richard Hallman

Skier: Tommy Ellingson

Storms keep flirting with Meadows, bringing a mixture of snrain, sleet, and snow to the base area. But this one finally chilled and dropped seven inches at the base area level and 17 inches on the upper mountain shortly thereafter. 

Photo: Paul Otsu Skier: Asano Otsu Red Lodge Mountain is in the white room. 

Photo: Paul Otsu

Skier: Asano Otsu

Red Lodge Mountain is in the white room. 

Photo: Jeb Wallace Brodeur Skier: Ben Friedman More than a foot and a half of fresh dumped on Mad River Glen in 72 hours. 

Photo: Jeb Wallace Brodeur

Skier: Ben Friedman

More than a foot and a half of fresh dumped on Mad River Glen in 72 hours. 

Photo: Snowshoe Mountain Resort  Skier: Alex Strattman  Five feet of fresh snow has fallen on Snowshoe in four weeks. West Virginia, what?!
Photo courtesy of Snowshoe Mountain Resort

Photo: Snowshoe Mountain Resort

Skier: Alex Strattman

Five feet of fresh snow has fallen on Snowshoe in four weeks. West Virginia, what?!

See all of this season’s Dumps of the Week here.