Huge Snowfalls across US ski areas continue due to epic winter on both coasts of North America

Huge Snowfalls Across US Ski Areas Continue
09 March 2011

The epic winter continues on both coasts of North America.

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Heavy snow across the world

Heavy snow across the world
27 September 2010

…New Zealand, Canada and The Alps have seen some decent snowfalls this week. It has been a pretty amazing time for some resorts around the world….

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Big September Snowfalls in Canada
September 23, 2010

…Last winter Marmot opened on November 11, its earliest opening date ever, with ideal snow conditions. So far this fall is shaping up to deliver a repeat performance of last year’s early season snowfalls which helped contribute to Marmot’s record setting year for attendance…

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Huge Snowfalls in New Zealand
September 23, 2010

…”We have received heavy snow mainly from the west and north west since late last week. Whakapapa has gone from 130cm’s a week ago to over two metres….

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Heavy August Snowfall in the European Alps

Up To 45cm Fresh August Snow In 24 Hours on Swiss Glaciers

…Switzerland’s two open glacier ski areas have seen remarkable August snowfalls with Saas Fee reporting 45cm (18 inches) of new snow on Sunday, with more falling since, including another 5cm (two inches) yesterday. Neighbouring Zermatt, the only area open 365 days and home to Europe’s highest lifts, reported healthy snowfalls too. Saas Fee describes current conditions as “packed powder” and has a 1.6m (5.3 foot) base with terrain park and half pipe open. Both resorts set off Powder Alarms on, triggered for snowfall of 20cm or more, obviously a rare event in August…

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Australia: Ski-fields enjoy best opening of the season in years

Sleighing them on the slopes as snow season gets lift-off
June 14, 2010

VICTORIA’S ski-fields have enjoyed the best opening of the season in years, the resorts say, with enough snow and selected lifts operating for revellers to take to the slopes on skis and boards.

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Winter 08/09 – Officially a Record Breaker

Winter 08/09 – Officially a Record Breaker
June 10th, 2009

…The prevailing cold sets winter 08/09 apart from the two preceding winters. It wasn’t remarkably cold but temperatures remained largely below average from December through to the end of February. The cold meant the snow base was preserved until the very end of the season and that conditions were excellent even at mid-mountain level. Record breaking snow depths were recorded all season, particularly in  resorts on the Franco-Italian border such as Isola and Montgenevre…

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Winter Down Under Starts Early at Mount Buller

Winter Down Under Starts Early at Mount Buller
May 14, 2009

..This year in particular looks fantastic for the Victorian snowfields. The Mount Buller resort region has already had a weekend opening for skiers, making it the earliest start to the season in history, and five weeks ahead of the usual schedule…

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Ski resorts welcome early snow dumps

Ski resorts welcome early snow dumps

The Age
April 26, 2009

The Victorian ski season might still be six weeks away, but the state’s two main ski resorts are already reporting snowfalls of up to 20 centimetres.


New England resorts find good snow recession-proof

New England resorts find good snow recession-proof
February 21, 2009

NEWRY, Maine—The economy may be melting down, but the snow keeps piling up at New England’s big ski mountains, enabling them to dodge the avalanche of bad news about job losses and business failures.