Sandia Peak Snowfall History – Follow Up

In my last blog post, I tried to answer the question: How has snowfall at Sandia Peak Ski Area changed over the years? Ultimately, I want to know how climate change is affecting the future of skiing in the Sandias and to develop some sense of what weather patterns are associated with particularly good or …

Sandia Peak Snowfall History

A few months ago I found out my local ski area, Sandia Peak, preemptively chose not to open for the upcoming ski season (2022/2023). It isn’t that unusual for Sandia Peak to stay closed for the season, and they were also closed last season. However, I had thought the decision to stay closed is typically …

Machine Learning for Snow Hydrology – A Follow Up

Overview Last winter I tried my hand at competing in a machine learning competition to predict snow water equivalent (SWE) across the Western United States. I learned a lot and created a two part blog series to document both the competition and my approach: Machine Learning for Snow Hydrology – A CompetitionMachine Learning for Snow …