A Few Words On The Snow
If you're waiting for a powder day at Snowshoe Mountain, then you might have a long wait.
Only 7.5% of winter days see more than 6 inches of snowfall,
which means, on average, you'll have to spend 10 days or more mining the slopes at Snowshoe Mountain
to score that one great day. It could be worse, however. You could be muskie fishing.
Skiing at Snowshoe Mountain is about getting outside, ripping up the slope, eating chili dogs and getting in as much vertical as you can.
It's not about big dumps. And that's okay. This place is about honing your skills for that trip to Snowbird or Alaska.
With only 0.9% of months at Snowshoe Mountain getting more than 90 inches of snow, this isn't the place to
set up your powderhound shack.
The snow at Snowshoe Mountain can disappear often enough that you may want to pack extra snow beads when taking a trip here. A good number of months,
46.1% to be exact, see less than 30 inches of snow.
If you're banking on snow and you're boarding a plane for a week at Snowshoe Mountain, you should temper your expectations. This is a place
where winter drought can grab hold of the weather pattern for long periods, as 46.1% of
the winter months here see less than 30 inches of snow.
Getting to Snowshoe Mountain, 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 187 minutes to get to Snowshoe Mountain, the payoff has to be big. We're here, hoping you get that
bounty. Here's to snow at Snowshoe Mountain, and lots of it; may your gamble pay off!