Weather

Storm chasing, finding the perfect snowstorm, powder.
Storm chasing: How to line up the perfect snowstorm

You watch it move from the upper left corner of the weather map—that beautiful blue magenta blob—and your ..

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What’s a SNOTEL site and why does it matter?

SNOTEL sites are the unsung heroes of weather stations for skiers and snowboarders in the western United State..

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..

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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..

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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..

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