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SNOW-GO - Katie Bamber, Sun Valley, Idaho.
Saturday March 3, 2018 - Email this article to a friend

It seems the struggles with warmth and lack of snow are over in the USA and winter has started: Avalanche warnings are high NEW

It's all good.

Finally.

The major ski states have snow.

Idaho has received a metre overnight in places.

I've been in Sun Valley for the past few weeks and we've received a metre down in the valley over just a few days.

The off piste area 'The Burn' was naked before the weekend.

And Wednesday it looked like:

'The burn' off piste before a new near-metre dump... 'The burn' off piste before a new near-metre dump...


























Friday ski day in Sun Valley after the metre dumpFriday ski day in Sun Valley after the metre dump


























Ketchum IdahoDowntown Ketchum, Idaho



























Mammoth Lakes is terribly excited about the snow that's arrived.

The latest snow storm brought 40-60cm and more is on the way.

Mammoth Mountain pre-weekendMammoth Mountain pre-weekend
























Mammoth pre-weekendMammoth Mountain pre-weekend
























Check out the lines taken in Telluride, Colorado this week:



Big Sky in Montana celebrated sun this week but looks like enough recent snow to do this.

It is just up the road from the illustrious powder haven Jackson Hole though that seems never without...

Big Sky

































Big Sky


The snow-go:
Avalanche risk is high with cold temperatures after warm and the hella heavy snow that's fallen.

Sun Valley prescribes no skiing out of bounds - the off piste areas not made safe by bombing.

This season has seen terrible accidents due to the snow and avalanche fatalities.

As always, stay safe, be prepared, follow the safety information and advice out there.

They know what's skiable and safe.

In big North America news:

The new ski pass that covers some mega resorts through USA-Canada is out soon.

Read a couple of stories down in our News In Brief from Feburary, below:
Ikon Pass 2018/19The new Ikon Pass 2018/19





















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