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Winter is Coming

by Greg Colquitt | October 4, 2018

Winter is coming! OMG.

Maybe you’re in Boston enjoying fall and watching the leaves change color around you, or maybe you’re in Dallas watching your pants change color with sweat wondering how you’re going to make it out of the wet blanket of Southern heat alive. Maybe you won’t?
While sweat may be the narrative in the South, the Northern Rockies are experiencing an entirely different story. Going to the Sun Road in Glacier National Park has been closed for over a week due to snow and the Canadian Rockies are getting pummeled by early winter storms.

Exhibit A:

Needless to say, winter, and all things that come with it (think: hot chocolate, icicles, ski bunnies) are on the way. Canada appears to be in full blown winter right now and parts of Montana & Wyoming are getting a taste of the same. In other words–it shouldn’t be too long before you’re looking at summer in the rear view as a distant memory.
But where do you ski this year? Definitely read this before panicking and if you’re still struggling throw a dart at the map. So far it’s shaping up to be a strong start for the Northern Rockies.
The question is–will it continue?

Now for your Internet-tainment, here’s about as close as you can get to the snow without getting your eyes wet.

early winter at Revelstoke, BC

Revelstoke, BC

early winter at Lake Louise, AB

Lake Louise – Banff, AB

early winter at Glacier National Park, MT

Glacier Nat’l Park, MT

early winter at Whistler Blackcomb, BC

Whistler Blackcomb, BC



And here’s a dog blowing snow.

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