Where is the SNOW!!!

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Re: Where is the SNOW!!!

Postby bergsteigen » Tue Apr 16, 2013 1:48 pm

Get ready for more Utah dust... It's dusty and howling out here. Tossing the Subi around! The La Sals are pink under the storm snow.
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Re: Where is the SNOW!!!

Postby lordhelmut » Tue Apr 16, 2013 1:58 pm

EatinHardtack wrote:Anyone have any pics from the SJ's with regards to the dust? Trying to figure out the weekend.


Another request for pics. Thanks.
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Re: Where is the SNOW!!!

Postby jdorje » Tue Apr 16, 2013 2:34 pm

Brown sky and 5-10 miles of visibility in Crestone. Pictures wouldn't show much.

Challenger (3 miles):
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/13336177/2013-04-16%2015.35.46.jpg

Valley floor (~5 miles):
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/13336177/2013-04-16%2015.36.13.jpg
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Re: Where is the SNOW!!!

Postby KyleS » Tue Apr 16, 2013 2:59 pm

Here's some photos taken a few minutes ago at Wolf Creek:

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The haze is dust still in the air.

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This was groomed yesterday.

Last week the snow was pure white sugar.
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Re: Where is the SNOW!!!

Postby ajkagy » Tue Apr 16, 2013 5:04 pm

visibility definitely getting worse here :(
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Re: Where is the SNOW!!!

Postby ak47 » Tue Apr 16, 2013 6:17 pm

Silverton area is plastered with dust, some pics on CAIC
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Re: Where is the SNOW!!!

Postby dehrlich101 » Tue Apr 16, 2013 6:35 pm

Check out this natural reported on CAIC..


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Re: Where is the SNOW!!!

Postby powhound » Tue Apr 16, 2013 6:48 pm

Breck just posted on their website that they are extending the season and re-opening Peak 8 this Fri, Sat & Sun. :-D
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Re: Where is the SNOW!!!

Postby Vincopotamus » Tue Apr 16, 2013 6:52 pm

No pics, but the dust and haze were THICK in Bayfield today. Only 3-ish miles visibility most of the day.

A buddy of mine skied Silverton last weekend and said it was good, so now may be the time to strike before much more melting happens.
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Re: Where is the SNOW!!!

Postby geojed » Tue Apr 16, 2013 7:18 pm

powhound wrote:Breck just posted on their website that they are extending the season and re-opening Peak 8 this Fri, Sat & Sun. :-D


Copper too! They've received 65" of snow so far in April! \:D/

http://www.coppercolorado.com/winter/events_and_activities/calendar/2054547299
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Re: When will the snow STOP!

Postby Bean » Wed Apr 17, 2013 8:30 am

Dex wrote:More snow in BV today - where is the global warming when you need it.

Walkers need not fear, we've been hit with quite a few bad dust events, so everything will melt out and be dry and boring soon enough.
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Re: Where is the SNOW!!!

Postby Jim Davies » Wed Apr 17, 2013 8:56 am

Until this week, it doesn't seem like there have been any dust events in the Front Range this winter. Yesterday was a bit murky, but today's storm should cover that up.
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