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Marshall Mountain

Marshall Mountain

Overall
Overall PAF Score

Overall
Rank

173

Rank in
Region

75

Rank in
State

14

Best time for snow at
Marshall Mountain
Snow quality compared w/
rest of North American resorts

Powder
Forecast

Powder Forecast
Thursday
Day
0-1"
Night
0-1"
Friday
Day
0-1"
Night
0"
Saturday
Day
0"
Night
0"
Sunday
Day
0"
Night
0-1"
Monday
Day
0-1"
Night
0-1"
True Snow: 150" per year
Snow Quality Rank

173

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

Dump Potential Rank

201

Marshall Mountain is ranked No. 201 in North America for its total snowfall during an average season.

Historical Powder Odds
Daily Lottery

% of days with more than 6" of snow

6.0%

Extended Stay

% of months with more than 90" of snow

0.0%

Drought Threat

% of months with less than 30" of snow

60.0%

*Special thanks to Tony Crocker and Bestsnow.net.

Dump Potential Rank

201

Marshall Mountain is ranked No. 201 in North America for its total snowfall during an average season.

Snow
Quality
Rank

173

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 Marshall Mountain

Core Strengths
Travel Ease
rank
21
score
90.1
Expert
rank
165
score
28.3
Snow Quality
rank
173
score
32.6

Trail Breakdown

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Vertical Drop

1500 ft

5400 ft
Base Elevation: 3900 ft

Slope Aspects

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A Few Words On The Snow

If you're waiting for a powder day at Marshall Mountain, then you might have a long wait. Only 6.0% 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 Marshall Mountain to score that one great day. It could be worse, however. You could be muskie fishing.

Skiing at Marshall 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 0.0% of months at Marshall Mountain 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 Marshall Mountain, you should temper your expectations. This is a place where winter drought can grab hold of the weather pattern for long periods, as 60.0% of the winter months here see less than 30 inches of snow.

Getting to Marshall Mountain, if you're flying in

From the airport in Missoula, MT to the mountain, skiers face a trek that's less than an hour and easy. Just 23 minutes and you're cranking into your boots.