Hopefully I didn't misunderstand this quote (given that it seemed to go unnoticed by countless other CO-based EpicSkiers)....
The statistics indicate that many ski areas in Colorado get as much snow (or more) as many of the Utah ski areas. In particular the Park City areas (Park City, Canyons, Deer Valley) get no more snow than Winter Park, Steamboat, Vail and several others. In fact a few Colorado ski areas get as much snow as the Cottonwood Canyon areas (i.e., Wolf Creek and Silverton, though these hardly carry the "Greatest Snow on Earth!" cachet of Snowbird/Alta). Finally, the statistics for Steamboat (which are taken below the area of the "real" skiing) don't even come close to capturing the true amount of snow (and the incredible snow quality) that that CO ski area gets.
Do the UT areas on average get more snow than in CO? Sure but the difference isn't enough to justify any notion that Colorado ski areas don't get the powder that Utah gets. Oh and BTW - over the dozen times or so that I've skied Snowbird I can recall regularly navigating bumps the size of Volkswagen Beetles. Grrr....
Coloradans if you really have the greatest best powder equal to utah according to this guy, let see your pictures from years past in my mind you guys get snow but never as deep as here. Never, keep in mind snowbird's snow totals are way off, everyday.
I want to see pictures taken in colorado that look like this.
or like this
and this is like the millionth time this has come up, but come on guys let see some powder shots from the last year. from colorado.