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Cypress Mountain


MAX Pass

Cypress Mountain


MAX Pass
Overall
Overall PAF Score

Overall
Rank

78

Rank in
Region

2

Rank in
State

11

This resort is often compared with:

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

Powder
Forecast

Powder Forecast
Tuesday
Day
0"
Night
0"
Wednesday
Day
0-1"
Night
0"
Thursday
Day
0-1"
Night
0-1"
Friday
Day
1-2"
Night
0-1"
Saturday
Day
0"
Night
0-1"
True Snow: 350" per year
Snow Quality Rank

96

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

Dump Potential Rank

48

Cypress Mountain is ranked No. 48 in North America for its total snowfall during an average season.

Historical Powder Odds
Daily Lottery

% of days with more than 6" of snow

16.0%

Extended Stay

% of months with more than 90" of snow

25.0%

Drought Threat

% of months with less than 30" of snow

15.0%

*Special thanks to Tony Crocker and Bestsnow.net.

Dump Potential Rank

48

Cypress Mountain is ranked No. 48 in North America for its total snowfall during an average season.

Snow
Quality
Rank

96

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 Cypress Mountain

Core Strengths
Travel Ease
rank
37
score
82.1
Snow Volume
rank
48
score
63.6
Expert
rank
71
score
38.3

Trail Breakdown

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Vertical Drop

2010 ft

5000 ft
Base Elevation: 2990 ft

Slope Aspects

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A few words on the Snow at Cypress Mountain

Cypress Mt. has no detail snow data, so we estimate 350 inches snowfall, consistent with other low altitude maritime Northwest areas. The key risk to snow conditions is not drought but rain. This is a minor issue for the locals, who can sit out the wet weather and wait to ski the next week’s dump. It does, however, make planning a big trip involving air travel here more of a gamble. In terms of quality, storms at Cypress Mt. can bring the cold stuff that makes for beautiful turns, or just as often, they can douse you with warmer snow that you weigh by the pound instead of measuring by the inch. Be prepared with the fattest, most rockered skis you can get for the latter conditions.

Accumulation and Preservation

With its ample snowfalls, Cypress Mt. is often well covered by mid-December and rates to be in full operation by Christmas most of the time. Like all the Vancouver local ski areas, altitude is low and exposures are variable, so snow preservation is not the greatest. Cypress Mt. is best skied midwinter or immediately after fresh snowfalls.