To sum it up, the West absolutely blew up this week—it seems like just about everywhere in California, Utah and Colorado received Costco sized shipments of the goods. If you're one of the lucky few who was able to take advantage of this monster storm surge, then please ignore the following video and photographic proof the rest of us are forced to live vicariously through.

Warning! The following photos and video clips may cause sick days.


Squaw Valley / Alpine Meadows records nearly 3 feet of snow in 24 hours—storm total is near 7 feet as of 1/5/17.

Mammoth Mountain storm totals are at 40-84 inches as of 1/5/17.

Homewood recorded a 24 hour snowfall of 26 inches on 1/4/17.


Steamboat posted a 24 hour snowfall amount of 20 inches on 1/5/17. Not bad.

Crested Butte woke up to 22 inches in just 24 hours on 1/5/17.

Winter Park has recorded 31 inches in three days as of 1/5/17.

Loveland Ski Area reported 28 inches in 48 hours as of 8 a.m. on 1/5/17!


Brighton shows us what 19 inches in 24 hours looks like.

Snowbird recorded 18 inches in 24 hours on 1/3/17.

Alta looking deep with a 19 inch 24 hour snowfall.