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2014-15 Ski Industry Statistics & Trends: Facts, Stats & Skier Visits

Liftopia | Posted 08.03.2015 | Travel

So how was your season? Maybe you skied more days than last year, or maybe not. Did you try a new resort this year, or just stick close to home? Did you buy a season pass or get day ticket? Ski areas are also asking themselves these same questions as they wrap up their season and tally statistics from the winter.

Woman In Wheelchair Plows The Snow And Blows Us Away

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.02.2015 | Good News

The record snow in Massachusetts has met its match. From her motorized wheelchair, Crystal Evans of Braintree has shoveled snow for more than 100 h...

Oregon Snowpack At Miserable Lows

AP | JEFF BARNARD | Posted 04.01.2015 | Green

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's mountain snowpack, vital for farms, fish and ski resorts, is in the midst of another miserable year, posting recor...

What East Coast Attitude? A Blizzard Brought The Selfless Side Out Of New Yorkers

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg & Kimberly Yam | Posted 01.29.2015 | Good News

Updated on Jan. 29, 2015 at 2:20 P.M. EST The Big Apple often gets a bad rap for being a town of chilly attitudes. But during Winter Storm Juno, Ne...

The White Christmases We Used To Know Are A Lie, In One Chart

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 12.23.2014 | Green

Were Christmases of yore actually more merry and bright? Or were Grandpa's tales of walking uphill both ways through five feet of snow to drag home th...

The Daily Szep -- Boston's Blizzard

Paul Szep | Posted 04.10.2013 | Comedy
Paul Szep


Weather's Two Winter Seasons: Before and After Christmas

Paul Yeager | Posted 02.01.2013 | Green
Paul Yeager

From Thanksgiving through Christmas Day, it's not that we tolerate snow and cold; we actually enjoy it and look forward to it. But for the remainder of the winter, we go back to our snow-hating ways.

Ski Season Weather Wrap Up

Liftopia | Posted 07.14.2012 | Travel

The most popular phrase used by meteorologists this season was, "The weather pattern looks like it will change in the next week or two." Not so much.

Nature Unleashed: Wild Weather January 2012

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 03.12.2012 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

As of January 10, 2012 only 14.7 percent of the U.S. was covered by snow compared to 61.7 percent at the same time last year.

PHOTOS: Austria Hit By Heavy Snow

Posted 01.11.2012 | Green

Over the last few days, heavy snowfalls have caused chaos in parts of Austria by blocking rail and road connections, stranding vacationers at mountain...

Snow Coming To Nation's Capital This Week?

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.06.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Thursday morning's commute could be interesting if D.C.-area residents wake up to an accumulating snowfall. And while that's not a sure ...

W.Va. Ski Resort Reports 20 Inches Of Snow In October

AP | Posted 12.31.2011 | DC

SNOWSHOE, W.Va. -- Snowshoe Mountain Resort has seen more than 20 inches of natural snow fall in October. Officials at the Pocahontas County resort s...

An Interactive Map: Northeast Snowfall and Climate Change

David Kroodsma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Kroodsma

The past two winters have been extraordinarily snowy in parts of the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. But how much snow can the region expect in future decades if the climate continues to warm?

Heavy Snowfalls Linked To Climate Change

Reuters | Deborah Zabarenko | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

March 1, 2011 9:20:23 PM By Deborah Zabarenko, Environment Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - This winter's heavy snowfalls and other extr...

Possible Record-Breaking Snow: Sure, But Do We Want It? (POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

There's much buzz in local meteorological circles Friday about the possibility of the snowiest February in the city's history. "Heavy snowfall misses ...

Snow Pounds Paris, Closes Eiffel Tower (PHOTOS)

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS (AP) - Heavy snow in Paris on Wednesday shut down the city's main airport, its bus system and the Eiffel Tower. Elsewhere in Europe, bad weather...

Snow Storms Batter Europe, Strand Travelers (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The photos may resemble holiday greeting cards, but the mood was more frantic than festive as heavy snowfalls crippled cities and stranded travelers a...

What's More Fun Than Powder Skiing? Seriously, Tell Me

Lise Waring | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Lise Waring

I'm soliciting responses only from actual snowboarders and skiers, people who know the sensation of dipping into piles of unadulterated fluff.

CU Climatologist Predicts Low Snow Levels

Westword | Eric Peterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

You see Klaus Wolter's name in the paper every winter. The German native is a climatologist with CU's Cooperative Institute for Research in the Enviro...

Embracing a Telluride Blizzard

Lise Waring | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Lise Waring

It's dumping Telluride. In other words, we're getting pounded. It's nuking, hammering and puking. (Ski town locals have almost as many terms for snow as the legendary Inuit.)