Get your skis, sleds and snowshoes ready, winter-sports lovers: The snowpack level is up to 5 times deeper than normal.
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Get your skis, sleds and snowshoes ready, winter-sports lovers: The snowpack level is up to 5 times deeper than normal.
Jackson Hole is reporting 100″ of "record" snow and nearby Grand Targhee is already up to 105″ for the season.

Near-record early season snowfall hits mountains; Olympics at 500% typical snowpack. SEATTLE — The snow is falling and ski resorts are opening. That's par for the course in a Pacific Northwest November. But the amount of snow we're seeing this early in the year is almost unprecedented. According to a snow-depth information report released Wednesday by the Northwest Avalanche Center, most area passes are seeing well-above average snowfall for this time of the year.


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