OpenSnow is your trusted source for the most accurate weather forecast, snow report, high-resolution weather maps, and ski conditions information.
“Weather forecasting for the mountains takes extra focus, analysis, and precision, which is exactly what OpenSnow provides.” – Cody Townsend, Pro Athlete
View Forecasts Anywhere on Earth
Our weather forecasts are available for any location on Earth, instantly. This means that you can view our weather forecasts for your favorite ski resort, backcountry ski location, camping destination, London, Denali, and yes, even for your home neighborhood or current location. Save up to five custom locations to view on your "Favorites" screen for quick and convenient access to the latest 10-day weather forecast and estimated snow report.
Read Daily Analysis From Local Forecasters
Now you have a personal weather forecaster guiding you to the best conditions. Our local experts write a new “Daily Snow” forecast each day for regions around the US and Canada. Instead of spending hours sifting through weather and snow data, you can now get the inside scoop in just a few minutes.
Track Storms With High-Resolution Maps
We make it easy to see if there is snow heading toward your favorite mountains, along with how much snow fell over the past 24 hours, season-to-date, and snow depth. You can also view 2-day forecast animations for wildfire smoke, wind gust, cloud cover, and temperature, live and forecast radar, as well as the latest avalanche forecast and active fire perimeter map for the past 7 days.
Compare Essential Powder Chasing Tools
Finding the deepest snow at the right time requires data, skill, and a bit of luck. We can’t help with getting lucky, but we can provide everything else, including outlooks from multiple snow forecast models, hourly details, mountain cams, and the latest snow reports.
• Forecasts Anywhere on Earth
• 10-Day Snow Forecasts
• Expert Daily Snow Analysis
• Estimated Historical Weather
• Estimated 24-Hour Snow Reports
• Custom Snow Alerts
• Air Quality Forecast Map
• Offline Trail & Satellite Maps
• Snowpack Graphs & Analysis
• Live & Forecast Radar
• Real-Time Lightning Map
• Active Fire Map
• Wildfire Smoke Forecast Maps
— Free Trial —
New subscribers that opt-in to the free trial receive the full OpenSnow All-Access experience, with no credit card required. If you choose not to purchase All-Access after the free trial is over, you will be automatically downgraded to a free account and not charged. You will still be able to receive email storm updates and view limited snow report and weather forecast data.
— All-Access, In-App Purchase —
Payment for All-Access entitles you to All-Access usage and its features. All-Access Single is an auto-renewable subscription, which will renew yearly at $29.99. All-Access Group is an auto-renewable subscription, which will renew yearly at $39.99. Payment will be charged to the user's iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase. The subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. The account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period and identify the cost of the renewal. If the auto-renewal fails due to a payment issue, you will still be able to access the paid content for 16 days while Apple attempts to collect payment. Subscriptions may be managed by the user and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the user's Account Settings after purchase.
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Thanks for using OpenSnow! This update includes:
Active Fires Map
Track named fire incidents in the US & Canada, fire perimeters in the US & Canada, and satellite-detected hotspots, globally, with our new “Active Fires” overlay under the “Maps” tab. Use the animation slider to see how fire perimeters and hotspots have (or have not) expanded during the previous 7 days and tap on the fires to see the acreage burned, % contained, fire behavior, and much more.
Favorite Winter & Summer Lists
You can now separate your favorite locations under “Winter” and “Summer” lists. This is an extremely useful tool for separating your favorite locations by season and how you interact with OpenSnow throughout the year. Focus on your “snow/ski/board” locations during the winter with our “Snow Summary” view and your “dirt/hike/bike” locations in the summer with our “Weather” view.
High-Res Smoke Forecast Maps
View two different sets of smoke forecast maps that will provide different resolution and geographic boundaries. Our new “Smoke Hi-Res (surface)” and “Smoke Hi-Res (sky)” maps provide a high-resolution smoke forecast for the next 2 days over the continental United States and southern Canada, while the “Smoke (surface)” and “Smoke (sky)” maps provide a lower-resolution smoke forecast for the next 2 days across all of North America.
10-Day Weather Forecast View
Plan your everyday adventures with our new 10-day weather forecast view on any location screen under the “Weather” tab. This new layout provides 10-day hourly forecasts for precipitation, lightning, temperature, wind speed & direction, and cloud cover, with even more forecast data coming soon. Looking for our 10-day snow forecast view? Simply tap the “Snow Summary” tab on any location screen.
As always, we continue to squash bugs that have been found in previous versions of the app. Thank you so much for your patience and please let us know about anything else that comes up by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Also, if you enjoy the app, please rate it and write a review. Thank you!
Ratings and Reviews
The best of the best!
I used to ski a lot before I suffered a knee injury in early 2009 while on a trip to Mammoth Mountain. Although my skiing days are now few and far-between, I follow OpenSnow daily (multiple times a day in the Fall/Winter/Spring), particularly because of the unique understanding of the microclimates around the Tahoe Basin, where I live. Bryan Allegretto is an incredible Meteorologist! He may not know the exact number of people who look forward to and (no pressure!) depend on his forecasting prowess, but out of all of the available weather and climate forecasts/predictions for our area, I definitely look forward to and enjoy his amazingly-dynamic posts the most. The detailed descriptions along with pictures and maps that he provides with every post are engaging, knowledgeable, and fun! I know that he spends a lot of time preparing these posts, and they are appreciated and enjoyed beyond belief! Of course there are many other features of the App that are invaluable, and I use them all frequently. Thank you for all of the never-ending determination and hard work to keep OpenSnow as the very best of Weather Apps available to all of us “weather freaks!” Whether we ski, snowboard, or just love and look forward to those days that the sun isn’t “shining bright,” you guys are the best! Thank you!
Developer Response ,
Wow, thank you so much for your kind words and detailed review! -SAM & BA
Awesome Weather App for Skiers
This is my go to App snow conditions. Everyone I know who is crazy about snow sports uses this App. Last Xmas we skied with long-time friends and they geek out on snow conditions and forecasts with this App as well. Last January, we had to be rerouted on the Den-Jackson flight b/c of lack of visibility at the airport. Practically everyone around me on that flight had this App on their phones looking to see when we would have an opening to land at JH airport—that was the weekend of 48” of snow on Wed-Friday. If you love snow sports and have a need to know what the conditions will be like this is the App for you. From Late September to Early April, I become a total weather geek/expert thanks to these guys. My only complaint is that I wished the leading snow storm indicators could be more accurate. But like any leading indicator it’s just not possible to know for sure until it happens. These guys (I don’t believe there are any gals—although that would be a good addition) take the guessing out of snow conditions and forecasts.
Developer Response ,
Thank you so much for your support and detailed review! Please send an email to email@example.com if we can ever help with anything. -SAM
Inconsistent, not worth price
I’ve used this app religiously the last 4-5 years and this app has managed to go downhill from the start. First and foremost the most consistent and detailed forecaster on this site is Evan Thayer. They frequently have one forecaster for large areas (Bob Ambrose AB/MT) and in turn lose out massively on consistency of forecasts, in addition to quality. Open Snow introduced a semi paywall 2 years ago which has led to its demise. First, they capped the quantity of forecasts you could read at 7 per week. This was announced pre-season and I was disappointed; yet understanding as they had brought on Evan and his forecasts are awesome! Several weeks later (I believe) they were lowering the quantity of forecasts you could read to 5 (which I think was further reduced to just 4) on the basis that their customers were reducing consumption of forecasts to stay under their premium pay wall. Now, I wake up today to find that Open Snow has decided to eliminate access to all forecasts other than a 3 sentence “summary” which they’ve instructed their forecasters to leave void of any useful information. This company has certainly fallen in line with the rest of the snow sports industry to gauge their supporters for as much $$$ as they can. Right on OS!
Developer Response ,
Hello and thanks for the feedback. We want to work directly for our users and earn your subscription dollars by continuing to produce a high-quality product, by creating new features, and by offering an unbeatable value like the All-Access Group subscription. While advertising revenue works for Google and Facebook, it does not for smaller companies like ours that want to create a great product and be around for years to come. With All-Access, you receive unlimited access to OpenSnow AND our summer service, OpenSummit, with the following features: 10-Day Snow Forecasts, Full Daily Snow Forecast, High-Resolution Maps, Custom Powder Alerts, Backcountry Snow Reports, Estimated Trail Conditions, Wildfire Smoke Forecasts, Air Quality Index Map, Offline Maps, and much more (OpenSnow.com/allaccess). That's year-round weather coverage for all of your outdoor activities for less than a cup of coffee per month. Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to chat further)! -SAM & EVAN
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