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Opinion: How green can skiing be? Take the train
Opinion: How green can skiing be? Take the train

Skiing, snowboarding, snowsports in general: can they ever really be synonymous with green living? What does g..

What does a perfect snowflake look like
What does a perfect snowflake look like?

Not all powder is created equal. Some is thick, heavy and “surfy”. Some is light, fluffy, and produces bli..

skispaß in aspen
How the mountains of Colorado make natural snow

Did you ever wonder why Colorado snow can often be fluffy, light and so much fun to ski or ride? Well, here..

Mammoth Mountain in the High Sierra
How the mountains of California make natural snow

Here’s a meteorological fact of life you Californians can use to show off in pares-ski conversations. Th..

The American GFS model is widely used by meteorologists and snow fanciers.
We can all use weather models to find snow

Weather forecasters often talk about the computer models they use to help predict snow, but are they just for ..

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