Ski and snowboard enthusiasts from around the world:

We have been proud to provide you with free access to snow reports, resort guides and more, and we are beyond grateful for your readership and contributions to our community over the years.

Unfortunately given the changing media landscape, Mountain News Corporation has experienced financial declines in recent years. With additional economic challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic now facing our business, it is not financially viable to continue operating.

Mountain News Corporation and our OnTheSnow and Skiinfo websites will be shutting down. We will explore the possibility of selling, partnering, or contributing assets to another media outlet if there is an opportunity to allow for a consistent or enhanced online experience. For inquiries about Mountain News Corporation, please email Feedback_OTS@mountainnews.com.

We want to thank our loyal employees for their tireless work over the years to bring great information to all of you. We take comfort knowing that our collective passion for the sport of skiing and snowboarding will certainly live on.

We’ll see you on the mountain.


– Mountain News Corporation

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Whitefish Mountain Resort was one of the ski resorts in the West celebrating Christmas powder.

Whitefish Mountain Resort was one of the ski resorts in the West celebrating Christmas powder.

Copyright: Whitefish Mountain Resort

Holiday skiing this winter is at its best in the West. Snowstorms raged across the West delivering the goods for skiers and snowboarders in the week before Christmas. From Whitefish Mountain Resort in Montana to Mammoth Mountain in California, whoops resounded across the slopes as skiers plunged into powder.

In contrast to the bleakness of last winter, some ski resorts in the West have already surpassed last year’s snow totals. In Oregon, for instance, more than 236 inches of snow has fallen this year at Mt. Bachelor. That is more snow than the resort received for the whole season last winter.

Skier and snowboarders heading to the slopes for the holidays will find powder and packed powder in most places. But sometimes, too much of a good thing happens. Excessive snowfall skyrocketed avalanche conditions, and several passes, particularly in Washington State, closed temporarily. Before you head up skiing, check conditions and road reports.

Check out our infographic snapshot of snow conditions across the West. Time head to the slopes!

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Ski and snowboard enthusiasts from around the world:

We have been proud to provide you with free access to snow reports, resort guides and more, and we are beyond grateful for your readership and contributions to our community over the years.

Unfortunately given the changing media landscape, Mountain News Corporation has experienced financial declines in recent years. With additional economic challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic now facing our business, it is not financially viable to continue operating.

Mountain News Corporation and our OnTheSnow and Skiinfo websites will be shutting down. We will explore the possibility of selling, partnering, or contributing assets to another media outlet if there is an opportunity to allow for a consistent or enhanced online experience. For inquiries about Mountain News Corporation, please email Feedback_OTS@mountainnews.com.

We want to thank our loyal employees for their tireless work over the years to bring great information to all of you. We take comfort knowing that our collective passion for the sport of skiing and snowboarding will certainly live on.

We’ll see you on the mountain.


– Mountain News Corporation