WHITEFISH MOUNTAIN RESORT



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WHITEFISH MOUNTAIN RESORT


June 14, 2024
65.0" Snowpack (78% of Normal)
60° Gradual Clearing

Winter Storm Watch
Until 2024-06-18T12:15:00-06:00 National Weather Service
* WHAT...Heavy wet snow possible. Total snow accumulations 2 to 5 inches at Marias Pass, while 6 to 14 inches above 6000 feet in Glacier National Park is possible. * WHERE...Bad Rock Canyon, Highway 83 Bigfork to Swan Lake, Marias Pass, Polebridge, and Essex. * WHEN...From Monday afternoon through Tuesday evening. * IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. The 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 65.0". Snowpack levels for this time of year average around 12 inches, but can be as high as 121 inches.

Weather today, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 60. west southwest wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. winds could gust as high as 32 mph.


Terrain Surface NA
Powder Score NA
Snowpack Percent Normal 78%
Max Recorded Snowpack 121"
Snowfall Past 24 Hours 0"
Snowfall Next 24 Hours 0"
Snowfall Next 5 Days 0.14"

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Snowpack Depth (Past 7 Days)
Data sourced from Big Mountain Summit: Whitefish

Recent Air Temperatures

Snow Forecast




5 Day Snow Forecast

Weather into tomorrow, A slight chance of rain and snow before noon, then rain showers likely between noon and 3pm, then rain and snow showers likely after 3pm. Some thunder is also possible. Snow level 6500 feet. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. West southwest wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 12 to 17 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.



Hourly Forecast

Seasonal Snow Comparison

Compare year over year snow water equivalency

Snowpack levels are currently 44% below average, with snowpack depth last observed at 7 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

Whitefish Mountain Resort


Whitefish Mountain Resort is a ski resort located in Montana, known for its stunning views of Glacier National Park. The resort offers 105 marked trails, with the best ones being Big Ravine, Inspiration, and Good Medicine. A historical fact that few people know about the resort is that it was originally called Big Mountain and was opened in 1947. For beginner skiers, the resort offers a dedicated learning area called Easy Acres, which provides a comfortable and low-pressure environment for those new to skiing. After a day on the slopes, the best apres ski bar is The Bierstube, which offers a lively atmosphere, great drinks, and live music.


Terrain Overview

The Whitefish Mountain Resort is located in the northern Rocky Mountains of Montana. The resort is situated in the Whitefish Range, which is a subrange of the Rocky Mountains. The highest peak in the Whitefish Range is Big Mountain, which stands at an elevation of 7,000 feet.

Whitefish Mountain Resort offers skiers and snowboarders a variety of terrain, including groomed runs, steep chutes, and tree skiing. The resort boasts over 3,000 acres of skiable terrain and has a vertical drop of 2,353 feet. The resort also offers stunning views of Glacier National Park and the surrounding peaks of the Rockies.

WHITEFISH MOUNTAIN RESORT

Nearby Ski Areas 5 day forecast
CASTLE MOUNTAIN RESORT NA
BLACKTAIL MOUNTAIN SKI AREA NA
WHITEFISH MOUNTAIN RESORT 0"
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