Powder days in March like this are not rare but we consider them as if they are. The season is winding down and everyday seems more precious as the last. It's a true blessing to get new snow as we know it could be day 12 of drought or something drastic like a rain event. Not today folks. It du...Continue Reading
Hot day here in Steamboat Springs. Mid 50's downtown and mid 30's at mid mountain. Fortunately the experience that is Steamboat Powdercats wasn't at mid level as we rolled with 3 private cats here for family, friends, work and play. Great times up on the Pass with these crews. Loving the sun...Continue Reading
We knew today had a chance to be one of the deepest days of our season as all the forecasts were pointing to a ton of moisture coming our way. Luckily the forecasters were right this time and 11-inches was on the stake when we arrived at the cabin around 10:30 am. At 11:30 am, not an hour later, there was 15″ on the snow stake. Say what? It snowed all day long like this off and on. Not only did it snow, it was nuclear type snow, dumping inches per hour at times and just hammering. The orographics were in full force as this low pressure system is sitting and spinning on us, producing powder of epic proportions.Continue Reading
Yesterday, our friend Joel from Open Snow wrote an eblast titled “Blower Pow looks like this” and he referenced Dec 22 and the day we had at up on Buffalo Pass. He used an image that Beuford took to show folks exactly what Blower Pow looks like.
Here is the video from the day thanks to Beuford.
For those who have never skied or snowboarded in snow like this, this is the Holy Grail of snow that we all dream about. Days like this don’t come that often. Enjoy every moment when you get the opportunity.Continue Reading