“A heat wave in the U.S. during summer is not weird no matter how much the lamestream media squeals about it, but lift-served skiing July 1 at Mt. Bachelor is unique,” says reader Josh Cooley.
There is also summer skiing on Mt. Hood:
“The snowpack is awesome,” says their website.
According to rankings from UnofficialNetworks.com, the Girdwood, Alaska, resort got 962 inches of snow during the 2011-2012 season, while Mount Baker in Washington came in second with 800 inches. Crystal Mountain, also in Washington, got 587 inches.
A lot of that snow is still covering the mountains at Alyeska. On Friday there were several skiers and snowboarders out taking advantage of the weather.
And backcountry skiing all year in Washington State:
Thanks to Josh Cooley for these links