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Storm Chasing: How to Line Up the Perfect Snowstorm & Feed Your Powder Addiction

20th May 2019 | Krista Crabtree

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The scene from a powder chaser's point of view.

The scene from a powder chaser's point of view.
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The scene from a powder chaser's point of view.
When chasing powder, you have to also consider several other factors, including the quality of the snow, a certain length and steepness of terrain, how likely it is the avalanche danger will be too high to open that terrain, and if the access road is likely to close.

When chasing powder, you have to also consider several other factors, including the quality of the snow, a certain length and steepness of terrain, how likely it is the avalanche danger will be too high to open that terrain, and if the access road is likely to close.
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When chasing powder, you have to also consider several other factors, including the quality of the snow, a certain length and steepness of terrain, how likely it is the avalanche danger will be too high to open that terrain, and if the access road is likely to close.
The life of a storm chaser may mean foregoing beach vacations for powder days.

The life of a storm chaser may mean foregoing beach vacations for powder days.
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The life of a storm chaser may mean foregoing beach vacations for powder days.
Powder beard perfection.

Powder beard perfection.
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Powder beard perfection.
The goal for a powder chaser is not just figuring out where the deepest snow will be, but how to get the best bang for your buck.

The goal for a powder chaser is not just figuring out where the deepest snow will be, but how to get the best bang for your buck.
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The goal for a powder chaser is not just figuring out where the deepest snow will be, but how to get the best bang for your buck.
Amateur powder chaser, Luke Stone, going deep at Snowbird.

Amateur powder chaser, Luke Stone, going deep at Snowbird.
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Amateur powder chaser, Luke Stone, going deep at Snowbird.
If you can click your way around some weather sites, hop in the car with a day’s notice and drive to the best snow, you may be an amateur powder chaser.

If you can click your way around some weather sites, hop in the car with a day’s notice and drive to the best snow, you may be an amateur powder chaser.
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If you can click your way around some weather sites, hop in the car with a day’s notice and drive to the best snow, you may be an amateur powder chaser.

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