A Few Words On The Snow
Chasing powder at Red River Ski Area doesn't provide the amount of bounty as, say, Alta — where else does? —
but skiers at Red River Ski Area stand a decent chance of seeing a nice snow event once every seven days. On average,
12.1% of winter days see more than 6 inches of snow — enough for most people to have fun.
If you're not having fun, then ski faster. But make sure you're actually good before you ski fast. Really good.
Not good? Then go to Red River Ski Area and start practicing!
Snow can be hit and miss at Red River Ski Area. Like most places, if you put in your time on the mountain, you'll eventually be rewarded with
a giant month that sees more than 90 inches of snow. It might take you three winters, but it will be worth it when that 30-day burst of weather
magic happens. With 8.0% of winter months getting more than 90 inches of snow, the odds of a bumper harvest
aren't entirely favorable for the destination skier, but it happens enough to keep locals from moving to Alaska. Most of them, anyhow.
The snow at Red River Ski Area is somewhat dependable, although the threat of a prolonged dry streak is possible when taking a trip here, as
17.0% of its winter months get less than 30 inches of snow.
Getting to Red River Ski Area, if you're flying in
If you have to get on a plane and still spend more than three hours, in this case a full 183 minutes to get to Red River Ski Area, the payoff has to be big. We're here, hoping you get that
bounty. Here's to snow at Red River Ski Area, and lots of it; may your gamble pay off!