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La Nina or El Nino?

10/21/2011

The La Nina of last winter ended as a record setting season. The recent El Nino’s were also a record setting seasons. What this means for you is that Silverton Mountain is located in a prime microclimate that gobbles up snow from multiple directions. Being right in the middle of the forecast zonal split of the northern and southern storm tracks is the perfect place to be as you typically get it all. On La Nina years the forecast is good and on El Nino years the forecast is equally good. The power of the microclimate has brought many a faceshot when locations just a couple of miles away may be high and dry..