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A meter of snow had fallen in the three days prior to our arrival. The group who was leaving as we showed up said the snow had been chest deep for the past two days. Our timing could not have been more perfect as high pressure had just set up over the western U.S. after a month and half of constant La Nina pounding.

Untracked Line: Icefall Lodge, B.C

If you're willing to hike a little for some turns, British Columbia's newest backcountry lodge is ground zero for powder skiing.

Kicking Horse

Kicking Horse to Get Bigger

The already-huge big mountain paradise gracing Golden B.C. will be getting a hell of a lot more terrain and lifts.

Wyoming's Grand Targhee has received 10 inches in the past 24 hours, and 27 inches in the past week. And, thanks to the recent big snows, they re-opened the Blackfoot lift on Wednesday and will run it straight through Easter Sunday 4/4 before closing down for the season.

Dumps of the Week

It is still dumping snow across the west. Tahoe is getting hammered with feet upon feet of snow. Grand Targhee, Snowbird, Silverton Mountain, Alyeska—they're all getting snow. Winter isn't over—get out and ski powder while you still can.

Alpine Meadows New Year's Machine

Alpine Meadows Turns a Groomer into a Rolling Stage

Just in time for 2010, California's Alpine Meadows Ski Area is getting hammered with snow and is debuting a high-tech snow cat turned mobile entertainment system with a 210-square-foot stage. The machine will be unveiled at noon on December 31.

Salomon Freeski TV: Season 8 - Toyland

Salomon Freeski TV: Season 8

The web series kicked off in memory of Andreas Fransson, with an Icelandic adventure, and now takes you from deep B.C. pow, to Japan, and beyond.

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Dumps of the Week 1-30-13

A celebration of the week's best dumps.

Mt. Hood Meadows, OR

Mt Hood Meadows

You'll find high-speed cruisers over three miles long, and nearly a dozen wide-open bowls dropping into expansive, north-facing Heather Canyon.