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Mont Orford

Mont Orford

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Core Strenghts

Mont Orford
Overall
39.9
Expert
31.9
Snow Volume
31.4
Overall
Overall PAF Score

Overall
Rank

184

Rank in
Region

9

Rank in
State

7

This resort is often compared with:

Mont Sutton
Ski Bromont
Mont Tremblant
Best time for snow at
Mont Orford
Snow quality compared w/
rest of North American resorts
Last 10 Days of Snowfall at Mont Orford

Powder
Forecast

Powder Forecast
Friday
Day
0"
Night
0"
Saturday
Day
0"
Night
0"
Sunday
Day
0"
Night
0"
Monday
Day
0"
Night
0"
Tuesday
Day
0"
Night
0"
True Snow: 140" per year
Snow Quality Rank

209

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

Dump Potential Rank

193

Mont Orford is ranked No. 193 in North America for its total snowfall during an average season.

Historical Powder Odds
Daily Lottery

% of days with more than 6" of snow

5.5%

Extended Stay

% of months with more than 90" of snow

0.0%

Drought Threat

% of months with less than 30" of snow

65.0%

*Special thanks to Tony Crocker and Bestsnow.net.

Dump Potential Rank

193

Mont Orford is ranked No. 193 in North America for its total snowfall during an average season.

Snow
Quality
Rank

209

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.

Trail Breakdown

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Vertical Drop

1933 ft

2800 ft
Base Elevation: 867 ft

Slope Aspects

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A Few Words On The Snow

If you're waiting for a powder day at Mont Orford, then you might have a long wait. Only 5.5% 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 Mont Orford to score that one great day. It could be worse, however. You could be muskie fishing.

Skiing at Mont Orford 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 0.0% of months at Mont Orford getting more than 90 inches of snow, this isn't the place to set up your powderhound shack.

Drought Potential

If you're banking on snow and you're boarding a plane for a week at Mont Orford, you should temper your expectations. This is a place where winter drought can grab hold of the weather pattern for long periods, as 65.0% of the winter months here see less than 30 inches of snow.

Getting to Mont Orford, if you're flying in

From the airport in 0 to the mountain, skiers face a trek that's less than an hour and easy. Just 0 minutes and you're cranking into your boots.