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November

November

These high-resolution GOES-17 images are stunning. Here's your surprise Thanksgiving bomb (more)

Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween

For Southern California, winds are expected to resolve by Sunday, as a blocking high sets up which should keep us calm into mid-November—though unfortunately that will keep (more)

Winter Up High, Summer Down Low

Winter Up High, Summer Down Low

This was by far the snowiest Memorial Day weekend I've ever skied at Mammoth Mountain. It looked and felt like winter up there, and for good reason: Mammoth set an all-time (more)

Baldy Bowl Sunday

Baldy Bowl Sunday

Here's Baldy Bowl Sunday, looking very tasty if a little bit burnt for the last day of March 2019. Temperatures may be warmer, but for now sun angle reigns supreme: we found (more)

Baden Powell From Inspiration Point

Baden Powell From Inspiration Point

Here's Baden-Powell from Inspiration Point just past Mountain High on California Highway 2. BP's east face looked terrific yesterday up high, but coverage drops dramatically (more)

LA Basin Snowfall!

LA Basin Snowfall!

Winter storm Quiana has brought snow to the Los Angeles Basin. The LA Times reports (more)

What’s Going On Out There?

What's Going On Out There?

Rain is the big story for Southern California once again as yet another powerful winter storm comes in warm and wet. Higher elevations may see spectacular snowfall totals. (more)

Bear Mountain

Bear Mountain

Bear is such a quirky resort. Every time I ski here I'm reminded first of all how big the terrain is (by SoCal standards), and then how strange the place is. Like (more)

Waterman

Waterman

Mount Waterman is not open, but they should be. I'd say they have a solid three feet of extremely dense snow at the ski area's summit, with decent (albeit icy) coverage down (more)

A SoCal Storm Cycle (Updated)

A SoCal Storm Cycle (Updated)

Happy January everyone we have a bona fide SoCal storm cycle on our hands. Once upon a time a normal Southern California winter featured not one but several of these—and (more)

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