People are comparing the storm cycle that’s pounding the West right now to the winters of ’98, of 2005, 2006, 2011, or ’83, or ’52. But the difference between the storms of 2017 and the storms of past is the sheer amount of record in the form of photos and videos documenting the dumpage. You can thank Instagram for that. Or blame the skiers for having a hashtag problem. Regardless, there’s some serious day-dreaming inspiration on the social media-sphere right now. So, at the risk of sounding too much like some of those websites that publish Corgi feeds, here’s a few of the deepest photos of Instagram:
It's so awesome to see this back in Tahoe. It reminds me of growing up skiing @squawalpine and measuring storms never in inches, always in feet. We've had it tough in California this past six years. But seeing cars buried, mountains of snow at every street corner and blizzards that come through with a force I have still yet to witness in any other place I've been on earth, sure is making me feel like a kid again. Snow sure is great ain't it.