Is Shanty Creek snowsure?

The snowiest week in Shanty Creek is week 2 of February. There are typically 5.1 snowy days during this week with 17cm of snowfall. Check out the Shanty Creek Snow History graphs below.Select any week of the year to see the typical Ski Conditions, Snowfall Amount and Temperature based on nowcast weather data over the last 11 years.

Average monthly snow in Shanty Creek

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December12cm3.8 days
January15cm4.7 days
February13cm4.6 days
March7cm2.5 days
April5cm1.4 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Shanty Creek during February (week 2):

The average snowfall forecast during week 2 of February for Shanty Creek is 17 cm. There are typically 5.1 snowy days during this week. Shanty Creek prevailing weather and snow conditions during the second week of February at the middle elevation of the ski area at 288m, based on historical averages over the last 15 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (123m) is similar to the middle elevation of Shanty Creek. Very frequent snowfalls are typical in Shanty Creek in the middle of February. Based on long term weather statistics for Shanty Creek, five days with fresh snowfall per week is typical but rain is also known at this time of year so you can expect on average one rainy day every 14 years during this week of February. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 17cm. Fairly cold temperatures with the average maximum temperature in Shanty Creek in week two of February of just -6.2°C at the middle elevation and minimum temperatures typically falling to -7.8°C. Typically, expect only one day with sunshine per week at this time of year. Mainly light winds (average 18km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be greater than more than 30km/h one day. Below-freezing, calm and sunny perfect weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day every second year during this week while powder days that don't have ideal weather also happen on average two or three days during this week in any given year.

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Shanty Creek and (2007 – 2022).


Shanty Creek

Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Shanty Creek and (2007 – 2022)


Bluebird Powder Day
(Fresh snow, mostly sunny, light wind)
Powder Day
(Fresh snow, limited sun, any wind)
Bluebird Day
(Average snow, mostly sunny, light wind)
Very windy days

The most cherished days on the mountain in Shanty Creek are Bluebird Powder days when it is mostly sunny with light winds following very recent snowfall. Poorer weather conditions may prevail on Powder days when the visibility can be limited but the snow is significantly deep and fresh for keen powder-hounds. Bluebird days can suit many skiers that aren’t necessarily hunting powder but want to enjoy the snowy mountains in sunnier conditions and light winds.

Average Snowfall in

Graph showing the average precipitation (snow/rain) in Shanty Creek and (2007 – 2022)


Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
Days with significant rainfall.

The snowiest weeks of the year in Shanty Creek are shown but also bear in mind the number of days that it typically snows each week if you want regular fresh tracks. The risk of a rainy day is shown but be sure to switch between elevations to see if lower lifts are rain affected or higher lifts remain snowy despite any rain further down the mountain.

Average Temperature in

Graph showing the average temperature and freezing level at Shanty Creek and (2007 – 2022)


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Shanty Creek are shown. Check out the risk of freze-thaw conditions prevailing at different elevations for any given week. We also show the extremes of temperature (blue/red dots) that reveal the chance of unusually warm or cold conditions.