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Silver Mountain Resort

Silver Mountain Resort

6" to 9" POWDER ALERT - POWDER FORECAST BELOW!
Overall
Overall PAF Score

Overall
Rank

76

Rank in
Region

44

Rank in
State

7

Best time for snow at
Silver Mountain Resort
Snow quality compared w/
rest of North American resorts
Last 10 Days of Snowfall at Silver Mountain Resort

Powder
Forecast

Powder Forecast
Saturday
Day
2-4"
Night
2-4"
Sunday
Day
4-8"
Night
1-2"
Monday
Day
0-1"
Night
0-1"
Tuesday
Day
1-2"
Night
1-3"
Wednesday
Day
1-2"
Night
1-2"
Powderfares - 6"+ snow on the way! Go now!
Powderfares!
6"+ of snow
on the way
Go now!
EWR to GEG
depart Mon Feb 26
return Thu Mar 01
United
$414
SEA to GEG
depart Mon Feb 26
return Fri Mar 02
Alaska
$452
LAX to GEG
depart Mon Feb 26
return Thu Mar 01
United
$455
ATL to GEG
depart Tue Feb 27
return Thu Mar 01
United
$546
BOS to GEG
depart Mon Feb 26
return Thu Mar 01
United
$620
IAD to GEG
depart Mon Feb 26
return Thu Mar 01
United
$632
IAH to GEG
depart Tue Feb 27
return Thu Mar 01
United
$662
SFO to GEG
depart Mon Feb 26
return Thu Mar 01
United
$674
MSP to GEG
depart Mon Feb 26
return Thu Mar 01
Alaska
$680
DFW to GEG
depart Tue Feb 27
return Thu Mar 01
United
$853
ORD to GEG
depart Tue Feb 27
return Thu Mar 01
United
$944
True Snow: 275" per year
Snow Quality Rank

98

Accounts for resorts' snow quantity, moisture content, latitude, elevation, and slope aspects.

Dump Potential Rank

90

Silver Mountain Resort is ranked No. 90 in North America for its total snowfall during an average season.

Historical Powder Odds
Daily Lottery

% of days with more than 6" of snow

9.0%

Extended Stay

% of months with more than 90" of snow

5.0%

Drought Threat

% of months with less than 30" of snow

35.0%

*Special thanks to Tony Crocker and Bestsnow.net.

Dump Potential Rank

90

Silver Mountain Resort is ranked No. 90 in North America for its total snowfall during an average season.

Snow
Quality
Rank

98

Accounts for resorts' snow quantity, moisture content, latitude, elevation, and slope aspects.

Total Snow Score

This score accounts for total snow quantity, its moisture content, the resort's latitude, elevation, and its slope aspects, which affect total snow preservation.

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Core Strengths of Silver Mountain Resort

Core Strengths
Overall
rank
76
score
64.8
Expert
rank
86
score
36.8
Snow Volume
rank
90
score
53.4

Trail Breakdown

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Vertical Drop

2200 ft

6300 ft
Base Elevation: 4100 ft

Slope Aspects

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A few words on the Snow at Silver Mountain Resort

Silver Mt. has no detail snow data, so we estimate 275 inches snowfall, consistent with other interior Northwest areas. Like other interior Northwest areas Silver Mt. can get occasional rain. Even though Silver's gondola base is just off Interstate 90, it has a local reputation for low skier density and powder lasting a very long time.

Accumulation and Preservation

Silver Mt. early season accumulation should be average for western areas. Silver has a higher proportion of north facing terrain than most areas in its region and thus better snow preservation. Silver Mt. like many resorts has its most reliable snow conditions from mid-January to mid-March.