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Family Ski News | April 23, 2017

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Life of a snowflake

We all love the white stuff… in fact we just can’t get enough of it… to ski, to shred, to toboggan, to throw, to make snowmen, to do snow angels… But how well do you really know snow? What is the science behind each snowflake. And is it true that no two snowflakes are the same?

This fascinating video answers these questions, describings the early life cycle of a snowflake and how snow is formed:

So next time you’re rolling up a good-sized snowball, spare a thought for all those tiny snowflakes compressed inside it!