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17 hours ago

2019 State of the Climate Highlights

Each year from January to June, hundreds of scientists from around the world crunch the numbers on the previous year's climate, reviewing a…
3 weeks ago

OpenSnow Commits 1% of All-Access Sales to Carbon Removal Technologies

In 2019, we learned how to calculate our carbon footprint and offset this impact.
3 months ago

Reading Weather Maps - Explained

If weather forecasters could only look at one map, the 500 millibar height map would be it.
3 months ago

Temperature Inversion - Explained

Temperature inversions are observed when the air temperature increases with height.
3 months ago

Lake Effect Snow - Explained

Lake effect snow occurs when cold air moves across relatively warm, unfrozen waters.
3 months ago

WATCH: The FIFTY - Mt. Moran

At the northern tip of the Teton Mountains lies a ski line that in one continuous streak, stretches from lake to sky.
3 months ago

Atmospheric River (AR) - Explained

Atmospheric Rivers (ARs) can deliver significant amounts of precipitation to the West Coast, and feet of snow as well.
3 months ago

Lenticular Clouds - Explained

If you live near or spend any in the mountains, you have likely seen a spectacular smooth lens-shaped cloud called a lenticular.
3 months ago

WATCH: The FIFTY - The Sickle

The classic line called "The Sickle" in the Sawtooth Mountains of Idaho is a ski line that at first sight, just begs to be skied.
4 months ago

April 2020 Snowpack Update

The map below shows the percent of snowpack compared to the average snowpack for that day.
4 months ago

Snowflakes - Explained

What controls the type of powder that we ski?
4 months ago

SNOTEL - Explained

Most weather stations in the United States are located at airports and in populated areas, most skiers and snowboarders enjoy powder in the …