Canada's deepest snowpack lives at Mount Washington
Another 60 centimetre dump on Wednesday night has left Vancouver Island's Mount Washington with the deepest snowpack of any resort in Canada.
At mid-mountain, the base is 520 cm deep. Throughout the season, there's been a total of 1100 cm of snowfall.
The chairlifts keep getting shorter, with the forecast calling for more fresh flakes throughout the week, with temperatures between -4 to -7.
Resort staff say it's like deja vu from Christmas 2010, when the mountain received the most snow it had ever seen in a one week period.
"The accumulations have been tracking very similar to that big week last season," explains resort spokesperson Brent Curtain. "The skies have unleased two metres of snow in the last few days and everybody is stoked."
Mount Washington's snow base is also a leader in North America, second only to Mount Baker in Washington State.
"With spring right around the corner, we're offering pristine mid-winter conditions," said Curtain. "We already extended the season until April 22nd... we'll see how we do with the numbers and then we'll make a decision based on snow, but for now we're still holding April 22nd as our last day of operation."
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