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Revelstoke - 23 Dec © Hywel Williams Photography

Top 20 Snowiest Resorts - December 2018

28th December 2018 - Craig Charley

As 2018 draws to close, it's time to find out which resorts have had the most snow heading into the new year. 19 resorts in our top 20 have had over three metres of snow, can you guess which one sits at the top with a huge 556cm? While you don't need quite so much to have perfect conditions on the...

Powder Day Nick Thomas © Andy Knights

Five Resorts to Ski Like a Local

30th November 2018 - Andy Knights

Where do we head to ski and snowboard when we're after a genuine North American mountain experience with space to breathe, acres to roam and a real town to take it easy in when we've had our fill of the goods? We consult our little black book of lesser-known favourites which are less about modern...

Icefields Parkway, Alberta

The 5 Most Scenic Ski Safaris in North America

2nd November 2018 - Andy Knights

If you're looking for an Instagrammable adventure on your next ski holiday, look no further than our top 5 scenic ski safaris in North America. An endless variety of resorts, breathtaking scenery, distinct wildlife and vibrant cities, these epic road trips are sure to make your friends jealous -...

Powder Mountain - February Pow

It's Not Quite Spring Yet

2nd March 2018 - Craig Charley

It's been a while since our last snow report, but with the UK looking particularly wintery right now we thought it was about time for an update on conditions in our resorts. The first report is from the seaside here in Hove, where a couple of centimetres of snow wasn't enough to keep us away from...

Whistler 24 January 2018 © Mitch Winton / Coast Moutain Photographer

Epic January Conditions All Over

26th January 2018 - Craig Charley

What a start to the year it's been. From Canada to Japan via Switzerland, resorts are reporting metre-plus snowfall for the past week. We're not even halfway through the season yet, but 20 of our resorts have already passed the five metre mark and one of them is very close to an unbelievable 10...

Keystone First Snow - 2 October 2017

What Happened to Autumn? Winter's Arrived Instead

4th October 2017 - Craig Charley

22 September typically marks the last day of summer, but in North America, resorts skipped autumn and went straight to winter, with feet of snow falling right down to base level in some areas. Even more snow fell this week which has us eagerly anticipating those first turns of the season. For some...

Squaw Valley Silverado Zone 24 February 2017 Ingrid Backstrom © Ben Arnst

Over 10 Metres of Snow in the USA

1st March 2017 - Craig Charley

Last season we didn't report on resorts reaching 10 metres of snowfall until 18 March. This season eight of our American resorts hit that total in February. California continues to top the snowfall charts, with most resorts already planning to stay open longer this season, while resorts in Wyoming...

Aspen Snowmass October 2016 © Jeremy Swanson Photo

Winter is Here - America's First Snowfall in Photos

7th October 2016 - Craig Charley

Is early October too soon to get excited about the approaching season? Possibly, but resorts across the USA had their first significant snowfall this week. So much snow that they're already skiing! From light dustings to genuine powder, here are our favourite photos from the first week of winter...

Vail, 15 March © Vail Resorts / Daniel Milchev

Super spring snow - Over 10 metres in North America

18th March 2016 - Craig Charley

Blue skies, empty slopes, deep powder; perfect spring skiing conditions. After a week of snowstorms dumping up to 150cm in places, many North American resorts are above the 10 metre line for the season, setting the scene for an epic end of season. Words alone don't do it justice, here are the best...