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Bridger Bowl Ski Area


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Bridger Bowl Ski Area


Powder Alliance
Overall
Overall PAF Score

Overall
Rank

45

Rank in
Region

28

Rank in
State

3

Best time for snow at
Bridger Bowl Ski Area
Snow quality compared w/
rest of North American resorts
Last 10 Days of Snowfall at Bridger Bowl Ski Area

Powder
Forecast

Powder Forecast
Friday
Day
0-1"
Night
0"
Saturday
Day
0"
Night
0"
Sunday
Day
0"
Night
0"
Monday
Day
0-1"
Night
0-1"
Tuesday
Day
0-1"
Night
0"
True Snow: 301" per year
Snow Quality Rank

52

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

Dump Potential Rank

62

Bridger Bowl Ski Area is ranked No. 62 in North America for its total snowfall during an average season.

Historical Powder Odds
Daily Lottery

% of days with more than 6" of snow

12.2%

Extended Stay

% of months with more than 90" of snow

7.1%

Drought Threat

% of months with less than 30" of snow

14.8%

*Special thanks to Tony Crocker and Bestsnow.net.

Dump Potential Rank

62

Bridger Bowl Ski Area is ranked No. 62 in North America for its total snowfall during an average season.

Snow
Quality
Rank

52

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 Bridger Bowl Ski Area

Core Strengths
Travel Ease
rank
30
score
86.6
Expert
rank
35
score
44.7
Overall
rank
45
score
73.2

Trail Breakdown

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Vertical Drop

2700 ft

8800 ft
Base Elevation: 6100 ft

Slope Aspects

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A few words on the Snow at Bridger Bowl Ski Area

At Bridger Bowl 12.8% of winter days with 6 inches or more of snow is middle of the pack for western destinations, 7% of months with 90 inches or more is worse than average but 15% of months with 30 inches or less is better than average. Snow density is similar to Utah and the Tetons. Powder skiing can be excellent in the hike-to Ridge terrain and from the Schlasman's lift, both of which require avalanche transceivers to access.

Accumulation and Preservation

Bridger averages about 80+% open at Christmas and is less than half open in about 15% of holiday seasons. Bridger is liberal with opening terrain on a thin base and the steep Ridge and Schlasman's sectors are likely to be rocky until the base is at least 4-5 feet. The primary exposure is east and the elevation range is 6,100 - 8,100 feet. Melt/freeze conditions are likely from mid-February onwards if it has not snowed recently. Bridger Bowl like many resorts has its most reliable snow conditions from mid-January to mid-March.