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Jackson Hole Hits 500 Inches This Season

Big Red cruises up above the clouds at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. JHMR photo.

Despite a dry March, total seasonal snowfall at Jackson Hole has exceeded the 500 inch mark. While the season is rapidly coming to a close, this milestone is yet another reminder that it's been an incredible winter here in the Tetons. 

Related: February 2019 Was Jackson's Snowiest on Record

For better or worse, our days of lift-accessed powder are coming to a close. Luckily, the deep snowpack means that people willing to earn their turns will most likely be ripping slush for months to come. 

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