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Snow can be polarizing—some people love it, and some don’t. Jeremy Swenson, a snow and ice expert, has loved snow since he was a kid. And, over his life, he’s only grown to love it more! But with that love for snow comes the appreciation of the challenges and difficulties it presents.
And that’s why he started Swenson Consulting as a snow and ice expert—to help people navigate the snow and ice preparation and support legal proceedings around slip and fall accidents.
But if you love snow and want to experience its magic of it, here are 5 of the snowiest places in the world:
1. Niseko, Japan: Located on the northernmost island of Japan—Hokkaido—this top snow and ice spot averages 50 ft of snowfall! It’s a ski resort that attracts people from all over the world to experience the magical snowy wonderland.
2. Alyeska, Alaska: Average snowfall in Alyeska is 33 feet annually. The best way to enjoy the snow here is at the nearby ski resort or take a ride on the Alyeska Aerial Tram
3. Chamonix, France: Located in the famous Alps Mountain range, this area of France has an average snowfall of 32 feet and is a great spot for all winter activities.
4. Mt. Washington, New Hampshire, USA: With an average snowfall of 23 feet, Mt. Washington takes the top spot of snowy spots in the US. There is a wide variety of outdoor activities to try here and enjoy the snowy landscape.
5. St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada: With an average snowfall of 10 feet, this spot isn’t quite as snowy as some of the others, but worth a mention. St. John’s is the quaint capital city of Newfoundland and Labrador, ready to explore and enjoy a winter wonderland!
If you plan to travel to enjoy the cold and beauty of these snowy destinations, make sure you’re being safe and cautious, too. Snow and ice preparation is so important for individuals and businesses alike. Here are some tips to make the most of your time:
- Be aware of your surroundings at all times when going outside in the snow
- Take the right gear with you, including warm clothing and high-visibility clothing
- Listen to local authorities regarding weather conditions
- Check the weather before you drive
- Walk slowly and carefully on icy sidewalks
- Help your friends and family navigate snow and icy conditions
The Red Cross also has a comprehensive winter snow safety plan to follow. It can help you prepare for a blizzard and know what to do if you get caught in one.
While the snow is fun, it can also be hazardous. As snow experts, we regularly work with businesses and individuals to become more prepared for unexpected snow. We’ve seen firsthand how important it is to be prepared and avoid slip and fall accidents or other hazards.
If you have questions from a snow expert or aren’t sure what to do in snow and ice conditions, contact us.
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