Why Utah has The Greatest Snow on Earth


By Yeti \ December 18 2012 \ 14 Comments

Utah's snowfall is legendary, and the Wasatch mountain's 14 ski resorts draw powderhounds from across the globe.

As told by Utah’s license plate marked with a skier and the slogan The Greatest Snow on Earth®, Utah is passionate about its skiing. Truly, snow is the epicenter of the Utah ski industry, responsible for endless smiles and high-fives after experiencing a Utah powder day. For those of you who dream in powder, Ski Utah presents to you this graphic that illustrates Utah's consistent and abundant snow in a way that has never before been depicted. Did you know that Utah averages 18 Monster Dumps each winter or that Utah's 1,200 ski runs strung together would reach from Salt Lake to Vegas?   

 Greatest Snow On Earth InfoGraphic

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Now that you have a better understanding behind the science of The Greatest Snow on Earth®, get out there and shred some pow.


In search of The Greatest Snow on Earth®, the Yeti ultimately landed in Utah. The Ski Utah Yeti wanders the state of Utah in search of the deepest and lightest snow on the planet. Follow the Yeti to get the latest info on local pow stashes, crazy events, storm totals, and tips and tricks on the best ways to maximize your Utah experience. The Yeti is also known to throw out the occasional swag.. so be sure to stay tuned. Yeti knows best!