DISCOVERY SKI AREA



SKI AREAS MONTANA

DISCOVERY SKI AREA


June 16, 2024
11.0" Snowpack (40% of Normal)
47° Increasing Clouds

Winter Storm Watch
Until 2024-06-16T16:45:00-06:00 National Weather Service
* WHAT...Heavy wet snow possible. Total snow accumulations 1 to 5 inches at Georgetown Lake and Macdonald Pass is possible, with 5 to 12 inches in the highest terrain. * WHERE...Georgetown Lake, MacDonald Pass, Butte, Highway 12 Garrison to Elliston, and Homestake Pass. * WHEN...From late Sunday night through Monday afternoon. * IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Hazardous conditions possible in the backcountry. Snow on trees could cause breaking branches and power outages.


No new snow to report today, with snowpack levels sitting at 11.0". Snowpack levels for this time of year average around 24 inches, but can be as high as 111 inches.

Weather today, increasing clouds, with a high near 47. west wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Up to 9" of more snowfall forecasted over the next 5 days.

Terrain Surface NA
Powder Score NA
Snowpack Percent Normal 40%
Max Recorded Snowpack 111"
Snowfall Next 24 Hours 0"
Snowfall Next 5 Days 8.6"

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Snowpack Depth (Past 7 Days)
Data sourced from Warm Springs

Recent Air Temperatures

Snow Forecast




5 Day Snow Forecast

Weather into tomorrow, Snow before noon, then snow showers after noon. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible. High near 34. North wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 6 to 10 inches possible.



Hourly Forecast

Seasonal Snow Comparison

Compare year over year snow water equivalency

Snowpack levels are currently 54% below average, with snowpack depth last observed at 11 inches.



Snowpack Density

Snowpack vs Snow Water Equivalent
Wet, heavy snowfall generally consists of atleast 12.5% water content or higher for every foot of snow. Lighter, drier snow might contain up to 1.0 inch of water for every foot of snow; up to 8.3% water.



Ski Area Summary

Discovery Ski Area


Discovery Ski Area, located in Montana, offers a variety of terrain with 67 runs and 2,200 acres of skiable terrain. Some of the best trails include Limelight, Anaconda and Cooney. An interesting fact about the ski resort is that it was once a mining town and a portion of the ski area was used for mining. For beginners, the Catamount lift and the Jubilee beginner area are great options. The resort also has a ski school for those looking to improve their skills. For après ski, the Snowghost Tavern is a popular spot with a variety of food and drinks.


Terrain Overview

The Discovery Ski Area is located in the Flint Creek Range of the Rocky Mountains in Montana. The resort is surrounded by several significant mountain ranges, including the Anaconda Range to the east, the Pintler Range to the south, and the Bitterroot Range to the west.

Some of the prominent mountain aspects at Discovery Ski Area include the 8,158-foot Granite Peak, which is the highest point in Montana, as well as the surrounding peaks of Rumsey Mountain, Mount Evans, and Mount Davidson. These mountains offer a variety of challenging terrain for skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts.

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