There were sunny skies again today at Whistler which has had 24cm (ten inches) of fresh snow in the last week and still has months of skiing ahead. Also in British Columbia, Fernie, which is open anoither fortnight, has reported adding another 170cm (nearly six feet) of snow during March with 50cm (20 inches) in the seven days up to the weekend.
The ultimate big mountain experience is back at Sunshine Village near Banff in Alberta, Canada. Thanks to new snow The Wild West, Sunshine's second extreme skiing terrain opened on Tuesday, following Friday's opening of the world-famous Delirium Dive.
In Colorado to the south the snow was heavier still during the same period with Steamboat reporting 62 inches (155cm) in the week and Copper Mountain 45 inches (112cm).