Digging a snowpit on Taku Glacier, in Alaska to measure snowpack depth and density
Graph of changing Wyoming Snowpack
Eagle's store in West Yellowstone, 1939

Snowpack forms from layers of snow that accumulate in geographic regions and high elevations where the climate includes cold weather for extended periods during the year.

- Snowpack

At the peak of the snowpack, which typically occurs in early March, there are 3.5 – 4 feet of snow on the ground.

- West Yellowstone, Montana
Digging a snowpit on Taku Glacier, in Alaska to measure snowpack depth and density

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