Playground in Haines, Alaska, is in the northern part of the Alaska Panhandle, near Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. During the 21st century, Haines has twice set a local record for snowfall: for the 2006−2007 season it received 309 inches of snow, a record broken during the 2011−2012 season, when it received 360 inches.
Grouse Mountain ski area in North Vancouver, I did the "Grouse Grind" hike a few summers ago, an incredibly hard and vertical climb straight up endless stairs. A happy hour beverage had never been so rewarding. British Columbia, Canada • photo: Kevin Mcneal on Flickr