Where is the SNOW!!!

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Re: Where is the SNOW!!!

Postby SKIBREC » Mon Dec 03, 2012 8:02 am

2 to 3 inches of some kind of white stuff on the deck in breck.............what is the cold stuff?
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Re: Where is the SNOW!!!

Postby Muskie5280 » Mon Dec 03, 2012 8:13 am

Latest Daily Snow from Gratzo looks hopeful!

http://opensnow.com/dailysnow/colorado
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Re: Where is the SNOW!!!

Postby TCUTED » Mon Dec 03, 2012 8:25 am

I know its still far out, and i know this sounds like a broken record at this point, but the past few GFS runs have been consistently showing breakdown of the blocking flow and pretty decent storm hitting CO sometime this coming weekend...
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Postby ajkagy » Mon Dec 03, 2012 8:29 am

TCUTED wrote:I know its still far out, and i know this sounds like a broken record at this point, but the past few GFS runs have been consistently showing breakdown of the blocking flow and pretty decent storm hitting CO sometime this coming weekend...


a little shot of snow thursday and late Sun/Monday next week looks good on the GFS, still a bit early but hopefully it pans out. The long range is looking a lot better too, NW flow of storms every few days...this is what will count in terms of getting the snowpack back on track.
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Re: Where is the SNOW!!!

Postby valleygirl » Mon Dec 03, 2012 11:31 am

We were surprised by the amount of snow in the Sangres yesterday. We were walking on packed snow in patches clear from the trailhead, then post-holing above the lake up to Comanche pass. But still nothing to ski on!
But I still haven't found what I'm looking for.
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Re: Where is the SNOW!!!

Postby Carl » Mon Dec 03, 2012 3:28 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...


I've skied in the Jones Pass area a few times in the last 6 weeks. Most recently, eight days ago. As those who haven't been there can easily deduce, it's thin. Drove to treeline. I used half set of chains in case the regular ice had formed on the shelf section about half way up. Doesn't seem that it had. Only pic I have with me now is one I took of my vehicle, but it shows the line I skied. If you're going for a hike anyway, you might as well not walk back to truck.
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Re: Where is the SNOW!!!

Postby dehrlich101 » Mon Dec 03, 2012 6:25 pm

Pretty cool website I found the other day

http://freshymap.com
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Re: Where is the SNOW!!!

Postby RoanMtnMan » Mon Dec 03, 2012 11:11 pm

Carl wrote: If you're going for a hike anyway, you might as well not walk back to truck.


Nice pic and glad to see you are getting more practical in your old age bud. The last I checked you weren't skiing peaks with a sled approach. Is this a step to the dark side? :-D
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Re: Where is the SNOW!!!

Postby ballackout » Mon Dec 03, 2012 11:26 pm

Right on. Thanks for the intel everyone.
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Re: Where is the SNOW!!!

Postby cheeseburglar » Mon Dec 03, 2012 11:37 pm

I know some people ski early season in Colorado.
But I usually don't. Some years I don't bother skiing until February.
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Re: Where is the SNOW!!!

Postby Alan Arnette » Tue Dec 04, 2012 8:54 am

Longs and Meeker as seen from Meadow Mountain on December 3, 2012

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Re: Where is the SNOW!!!

Postby Matt Lemke » Tue Dec 04, 2012 2:35 pm

^^^ Holy S**t thats worse then last year!
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