To Santa, From Mother Nature


This holiday season was a winter wonderland as storms covered much of the nation and resorts reported record-breaking snow totals. The storm loomed over the West from Christmas to New Years delivering fresh powder every day for holiday visitors. Here's our rundown of who got what. Feel free to email us whatever totals you find missing.

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Mt. Bachelor received 197 inches of snow this season with the latest storm bringing 46 inches over a two-day period giving the resort one of the deepest snow bases among major North American resorts.

Storm patterns have blanketed Sierra-at-Tahoe and Northstar with up to six feet of snow in the past five days...and they're still counting! Sierra-at-Tahoe reports a base depth of 100-158 inches of machine groomed and open powder while Northstar has a current base depth of 43-96 inches. Squaw Valley received 8 feet over the holiday and reports a 144-inch base. Alpine Meadows reports a 156-inch base.

Many resorts report having over 100 inch bases and have received over a foot in the last 48 hours. Powder Mountain reports a 120-inch base with over 11 inches the last two days while Alta has a 106-inch base and has received over a foot of snow over the weekend. Park City Mountain Resort has received more than six feet over the holiday and more is on the way. Snowbird received nine feet in eight days and reports a 106-inch base.

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort has seen 105 inches since Christmas Day.

Silverton has received two feet of new snow in the last 24 hours and now has a 75-inch base and the snow is still coming down hard. The storm also dumped a foot of powder on Crested Butte while Vail and Telluride both received nine inches in the last 24 hours. Snowfall has been abundant all across the state-Aspen Mountain received 11 inches, Aspen Highlands, Durango Mountain Resort, and Loveland have seen seven inches in the last 24 hours. Steamboat got six and a half inches while Beaver Creek received six inches and Winter Park received five and a half inches in the last 24 hours. Arapahoe Basin has seen five inches of snowfall and Copper Mountain, Eldora, Monarch and Sunlight have all seen four inches in the last 24 hours. Durango Mountain Resort has seen five feet since Christmas.

Whistler Blackcomb received 10 feet over the holiday and is expecting more.The snow totals at Fernie Alpine Resort currently measure more than six feet.

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Season Pass Roundup 2015-16

Season Pass Roundup 2015-16

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