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Re: Where is the SNOW!!!

Postby prestone818 » Sat Dec 01, 2012 2:22 pm

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Postby SilverLynx » Sat Dec 01, 2012 2:36 pm

prestone818 wrote:tired of watching porn. want to make porn

That was really out of context....... :shock:
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Re: Where is the SNOW!!!

Postby Mark A Steiner » Sat Dec 01, 2012 3:01 pm


A significant matter ignored by the author or this article is that much of the methane emanating from the Arctic Sea may very well have come from offshore oil and gas reservoirs under the sea floor. Russia knows about the hydrocarbon reserves in that area and owns the rights to exploit them. Methane emanations occur elsewhere, such as the "eternal fires" surface seeps near Baku, Azerbaijan ... so there is more to methane emanations in this area than just the tundra, for peat's sake ....
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Re: Where is the SNOW!!!

Postby mountaingoat-G » Sat Dec 01, 2012 4:32 pm

here is more great stuff for the start of December

http://news.yahoo.com/wildfire-rocky-mountain-national-park-prompts-evacuations-205823537.html


fire burning since October

"..... two heavy air tankers from Southern California were dispatched to the fire. "What we really need is snow," he said."

I was up near Evergreen today, all those fire danger signs with Smokey the Bear werE reading as FIRE DANGER HIGH.
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Re: Where is the SNOW!!!

Postby moneymike » Sat Dec 01, 2012 9:33 pm

Mark A Steiner wrote:

A significant matter ignored by the author or this article is that much of the methane emanating from the Arctic Sea may very well have come from offshore oil and gas reservoirs under the sea floor. Russia knows about the hydrocarbon reserves in that area and owns the rights to exploit them. Methane emanations occur elsewhere, such as the "eternal fires" surface seeps near Baku, Azerbaijan ... so there is more to methane emanations in this area than just the tundra, for peat's sake ....


"for peat's sake." Was that an intentional pun? If so, well done! =D>
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Re: Where is the SNOW!!!

Postby mountaingoat-G » Sat Dec 01, 2012 10:18 pm

I noticed the "peat" pun too.

It looks like the methane may be coming from sediments on the sea floor
http://www.climatehealth.net/ArticleReduceEmissions.html

"Over 100 billion tons of methane are locked in hydrates embedded in sediments beneath the coastal waters of the Arctic Ocean (Figure 2 and Milkov 2004.) A fraction of those hydrates is shallower than most of the reservoirs of hydrates elsewhere in the world. The global warming potential of the methane in Arctic hydrates is over 2100 billion tons of CO2, or about 80 times the total human-induced annual emissions of CO2."

Looks like Canada is already thinking about the minerals they could get from there
http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/story/2009/05/07/tech-geological-map-arctic-marc-st-onge.html
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Re: Where is the SNOW!!!

Postby ballackout » Sun Dec 02, 2012 4:31 pm

Climate change aside..has anybody been up around Berthoud/Jones/Butler Gulch area recently? I know its probably pretty dry just seeing if there is even enough to go for a mellow tour, really just to stretch the legs...
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Postby Upstate Hiker » Sun Dec 02, 2012 7:10 pm

Its been pouring rain at the base of Jackson Hole for days and is raining in town, but its been snowing up high. Not much is open at the resort but my roomies have been killing it up at the pass. I heard Grand Targhee is incredible right now. And, if you look at the radar, its only getting better. If you want snow, move North. All the cool kids are doing it!
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Postby Bean » Sun Dec 02, 2012 8:06 pm

ballackout wrote:Climate change aside..has anybody been up around Berthoud/Jones/Butler Gulch area recently? I know its probably pretty dry just seeing if there is even enough to go for a mellow tour, really just to stretch the legs...

Don't bother.
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Re: Where is the SNOW!!!

Postby RoanMtnMan » Sun Dec 02, 2012 10:38 pm

Bean wrote:
ballackout wrote:Climate change aside..has anybody been up around Berthoud/Jones/Butler Gulch area recently? I know its probably pretty dry just seeing if there is even enough to go for a mellow tour, really just to stretch the legs...

Don't bother.


If one had that terrible itch to get out on skis, it can be done up there right now. But, I am with Bean, not worth it for me. There are other, more rewarding things to be done in the mountains under current conditions. It looked pretty sparse up there today, but still prospects.
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Re: Where is the SNOW!!!

Postby USAKeller » Mon Dec 03, 2012 5:30 am

ballackout wrote:Climate change aside..has anybody been up around Berthoud/Jones/Butler Gulch area recently? I know its probably pretty dry just seeing if there is even enough to go for a mellow tour, really just to stretch the legs...

I was up in that area yesterday...super dry.
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Re: Where is the SNOW!!!

Postby ajkagy » Mon Dec 03, 2012 7:26 am

it's nice to finally see snow falling out my window this morning, bring it!

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