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Lookout Pass receives “most snowfall on the planet”

Part owner Hans Reifer is almost 80 and still teaching classes at Lookout. “This area has unbelievable snow,” says Reifer, who has taught skiing all over the United States for the past 50 years. Photo by MICHAEL GALLACHER/Missoulian

Lookout Pass received the most snow in the world this week.

That’s what news outlets are reporting today, after the small ski area, located along Interstate-90, received 6.5 feet of snow in the last week, mostly between Sunday and Tuesday.

On Monday alone,  the ski area reported 27 inches in a 24-hour period, which some media reports say is the biggest 24-hour hour dump in Montana this season.

Lookout is reporting 96 inches at the base and 175 inches at the summit.

Here’s a cherry on top …  season pass holders at ANY other ski area get to ski and snowboard free on Thursday and Friday at Lookout.

I love being the bearer of good news!


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