SLEEPING GIANT SKI AREA



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SLEEPING GIANT SKI AREA


April 16, 2024
5.0" Snowpack (26% of Normal)
37° Breezy. Partly Sunny then Scattered Snow Showers
6 to 12 inches, with locally higher amounts up to 18 inches forecasted

Winter Weather Advisory
Until 2024-04-16T17:00:00-06:00 National Weather Service
* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches, with locally higher amounts up to 18 inches. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph. * WHERE...Absaroka Mountains. * WHEN...From 11 PM this evening to 6 AM MDT Thursday. * IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The heaviest snowfall will be across northern portions, including Beartooth Pass.


No new snow to report today, with snowpack levels sitting at 5.0". Snowpack levels for this time of year average around 22 inches, but can be as high as 149 inches.

Weather today, scattered snow showers, mainly after 5pm. increasing clouds, with a high near 37. breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. winds could gust as high as 31 mph. chance of precipitation is 30%. A snow storm is incoming, with 6 to 12 inches, with locally higher amounts up to 18 inches forecasted.

Terrain Surface NA
Powder Score NA
Snowpack Percent Normal 26%
Max Recorded Snowpack 149"
Snowfall Next 24 Hours 6 to 12 inches, with locally higher amounts up to 18 inches
Snowfall Next 5 Days 6 to 12 inches, with locally higher amounts up to 18 inches

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Snowpack Depth (Past 7 Days)
Data sourced from Sylvan Road

Recent Air Temperatures

Snow Forecast




Weather into tomorrow, Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. High near 31. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 7 to 11 inches possible.



Hourly Forecast

Seasonal Snow Comparison

Compare year over year snow water equivalency

Snowpack levels are currently 77% below average, with snowpack depth last observed at 5 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

Sleeping Giant Ski Area


Sleeping Giant Ski Area is a family-friendly ski resort located in Wyoming, USA, offering a variety of trails for all levels of skiers. The resort has over 40 runs, with the best trails being the intermediate Mule Skinner and the advanced Grizzly. Sleeping Giant Ski Area has a unique history as it was originally built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s as a way to provide jobs during the Great Depression. For beginner skiers, the resort offers a great learning area called the Sno-Camp, which is perfect for those just starting out. The Sleeping Giant Saloon is the best apres ski bar, offering a wide range of drinks and live music.


Terrain Overview

The Sleeping Giant Ski Area is located in the Rocky Mountains in the state of Montana, United States. The resort is situated within the Little Belt Mountains, a subrange of the Rockies. The ski area offers a variety of terrain, including beginner slopes, intermediate runs, and challenging expert terrain.

Some of the prominent features of the Sleeping Giant Ski Area include:

1. Sleeping Giant Mountain: The resort is named after the prominent peak known as Sleeping Giant Mountain, which towers over the ski area. The mountain offers stunning views and challenging skiing and snowboarding terrain.

2. Little Belt Mountains: The resort is located within the Little Belt Mountains, which are known for their rugged beauty and diverse wildlife. The range is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts seeking hiking, fishing, and hunting opportunities.

3. Ski Runs: The resort features a variety of ski runs that cater to all skill levels, from beginners to advanced skiers and snowboarders. The runs offer a mix of groomed trails, moguls, and tree skiing options.

Overall, the Sleeping Giant Ski Area offers a unique mountain experience in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, with stunning scenery and diverse terrain for all levels of skiers and snowboarders.

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