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White Pass Village snow report:

The White Pass Village snow report is: 6 out of 6 Lifts open. White Pass Ski Area is open. 43 inches (109 cm) past 7 days. A covid facemask is required at White Pass Ski Area. Covid pass protection is not available at White Pass Ski Area. Despite Covid, White Pass Ski Area will not require prior reservations. White Pass Ski Area does not currently advise pre-purchasing day lift tickets. See the White Pass Ski Area Covid Page for additional information about the covid contingency measures in operation at White Pass Ski Area. Covid information for White Pass Ski Area was last updated on 2020-10-13 16:22:54. Our model predicted that 19cm (7 inches) of snow fell over 48 hours between Friday 26 of February at 10AM and Sunday 28 of February at 10AM PST at the mid mountain level. Compacted depth will be less. White Pass Village Piste State: Packed Powder.


Fresh snow depth:

Long snow history
19cm
Sun 28 Feb
Origin:Report Origin

Last significant snowfall:

Shin
19cm
Sun 28 Feb
Origin:Report Origin

White Pass Village snow depths: updated 01 March 2021

Mountain
Upper snow depth:
396cm
Lower snow depth:
259cm

White Pass Village resort conditions:

Our Snow Report for White Pass Village brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest White Pass Village snow report shown below was updated on 1 Mar 2021. Snow Reports are provided regularly throughout the ski season courtesy of our own network of ski resort managers, the Skiclub of Great Britain and Skiresort Service International GmbH. In addition to the current report on ski conditions, we also provide webcams (including a 4 week cam archive), current live observations from nearby weather stations and also historical snow data for White Pass Village.

Last snowfall:

8cm
Feb 25
53cm
Feb 26
59cm
Feb 27
19cm
Feb 28

Resort report:

Conditions piste
Piste conditions:
Packed Powder
Conditions off piste
Off Piste conditions:
Next snowfall
Next snowfall:
2cm Fri 05 Mar (AM)
Next significant snowfall
Next significant snowfall:
14cm Wed 10 Mar (AM)
Lift
Lifts open:
6 out of 6
Conditions runs
Resort runs:
open

White Pass Village snow conditions

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    Bluebird Powder days
  • 7
    Powder days
  • 1
    Bluebird days

Snow Radar

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White Pass Village Snow Depths:

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in White Pass Village 2020 - 2021. The long term average for the upper slopes is also shown for comparison.

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Snow reports for resorts near White Pass Village

Find the best conditions for skiing and snowboarding near White Pass Village using our Snowfinder page.

Resort
Issued: today 34km  away
Issued: today 88km  away
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Issued: today 101km  away
Issued: yesterday 110km  away
Webcam
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Snow Depth
Upper
Lower
376cm
376cm
Upper
Lower
330cm
330cm
Upper
Lower
-
-
Upper
Lower
152cm
152cm
Upper
Lower
-
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Piste State
Last Snow
Amount:
Date:
21cm
yesterday
Amount:
Date:
25cm
today
Amount:
Date:
32cm
today
Amount:
Date:
15cm
2 days ago
Amount:
Date:
5cm
yesterday
Next 9 Days
0-3
3-6
6-9
1cm
18cm
6cm
0-3
3-6
6-9
1cm
9cm
6cm
0-3
3-6
6-9
2cm
13cm
8cm
0-3
3-6
6-9
0cm
0cm
0cm
0-3
3-6
6-9
0cm
17cm
4cm
Weather
Mon
cloudy
Tue
light snow
Wed
partially cloudy
Mid station 1664m
Mon
cloudy
Tue
light snow
Wed
clear
Mid station 1068m
Mon
cloudy
Tue
light snow
Wed
clear
Mid station 1304m
Mon
cloudy
Tue
partially cloudy
Wed
clear
Mid station 1754m
Mon
cloudy
Tue
clear
Wed
partially cloudy
Mid station 1311m

Notes on the White Pass Village Snow Report

The snow report describes the piste and off-piste ski conditions at White Pass Village. You can submit an updated snow report here. Piste and off-piste are often different so we ask snow reporters to describe White Pass Village piste and off-piste conditions separately. If these details are missing from the White Pass Village snow report, you can predict off-piste conditions using the snow depth, the date of the most recent snowfall at White Pass Village, the White Pass Village weather report and the forecast.

Members can check the hindcast for a timeline of White Pass Village weather conditions. This detailed weather log makes it easy to predict snow conditions at White Pass Village, even when the snow report is too old to be useful. The hindcast shows when our weather model last predicted snowfall at White Pass Village. It shows how much snow we think fell then, and the way freezing level, wind and weather have varied through time. You will be able to predict whether to expect off-piste powder, slush, spring snow, ice or wind crust.

If you see a report of powder or fresh snow conditions several days after snow last fell, there is usually a good reason. At crowded ski resorts, off-piste new snow will be tracked out within hours of a fresh fall but wherever crowds are light in relation to the accessible terrain, it will be possible to stay fresh much later, perhaps several days later. Alternatively, strong winds sometimes redistribute powder snow enough to cover old tracks, or it may simply be that the ski area was not fully open for some period after the snow fell, so fresh snow that fell a while ago has remained un-tracked until this report.

Whenever weather conditions change, White Pass Village snow conditions will change too, so it is important to check the time and date of the White Pass Village snow report and to guess what effect the weather will have had on snow quality between then and now. For example, the White Pass Village snow report on Friday afternoon may indicate fresh powder but if Friday night is mild and rainy then ski conditions will be very poor on Saturday morning. Conversely, if the weather stays stable and cold, the same snow report can be valid for more than a week. We advise that you check the White Pass Village snow forecast to see if conditions are likely to change before your visit.

Many skiers enjoy moguls and fast icy pistes but for off-piste skiers and free-ride snowboarders, fresh snow starts to deteriorate from the moment it settles. Wind, rain and periods of above-freezing temperature are the primary cause of the evolution from fresh powder to windslab, ice or slush. High altitude slopes that are shaded from the sun and sheltered from the wind preserve powder stashes longer after fresh snowfall. If the snow report mentions pockets of powder at White Pass Village, study the White Pass Village piste map in relation to the wind direction to determine the most likely locations.

We stress the importance of checking the date on the White Pass Village snow report particularly around weekends. For example, the snow report for White Pass Village on Friday may indicate powder after recent snowfall but following a sunny and busy weekend, when the locals hit the mountains en masse, the ski conditions (at any resort) can deteriorate rapidly and late arrivals may see very different ski conditions. Of course some people look for deteriorating conditions in the snow report for the likely development of mogul fields but for powder lovers and particularly snowboarders this can mean tracked out off-piste snow. Of course, this doesn’t always happen quickly after fresh snowfall particularly at quiet North facing resorts at high altitude where genuine powder stashes may be found days or even weeks later. It is worth checking the piste map for White Pass Village (found in menu above) for the location of favourable slopes that may be described in the "White Pass Village Snow Conditions" part of the snow report. In addition to checking the White Pass Village snow report we recommend that you check the snow forecasts found in the menu at the top of the page along with our ski resort guide.