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Snowstorm in the Elk Range

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Re: Snowstorm in the Elk Range

Postby oldschool » Wed Sep 18, 2013 7:16 pm

As of 3:00 pm today, Wed, I could see no snow on Capital, Daley, or the Daley saddle. That might have changed after that time. I will report in the morning. I will bring binoculars to work to get a better look.

Re: Snowstorm in the Elk Range

Postby forbins_mtn » Wed Sep 18, 2013 7:54 pm

Thank you guys for looking out. I'm not too worried as Friday will be sunny enough to melt anything away before sat but keep the info coming! This is great

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Re: Snowstorm in the Elk Range

Postby ajkagy » Thu Sep 19, 2013 6:26 am

not sure if hail or snow, but the peaks were definitely frosted white yesterday evening and this morning in the elks.
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Re: Snowstorm in the Elk Range

Postby nyker » Thu Sep 19, 2013 12:32 pm

North Maroon and South Maroon as well as Pyramid have a bit more snow today from yesterday. The lower half of the route on North Maroon looks dry up until about 13000 after which you have a bit of snow.

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Re: Snowstorm in the Elk Range

Postby seanmstewart » Thu Sep 19, 2013 3:37 pm

I am guessing that Forbins is right and it will probably melt, but any update from Oldschool on Capitol and the saddle?

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Re: Snowstorm in the Elk Range

Postby mdwoodland » Thu Sep 19, 2013 4:04 pm

I'm interested in any updates on the Bells/traverse, as well.
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Re: Snowstorm in the Elk Range

Postby uwe » Thu Sep 19, 2013 4:52 pm

Cool.
I'll be interested in beta over the next several weeks.
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Hoping for late Indian Summer. :P

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Re: Snowstorm in the Elk Range

Postby oldschool » Thu Sep 19, 2013 5:26 pm

As of 4:00 pm today, I could see no snow on Daly, the saddle, or Capital. Let the games begin! I will be up in the area too......be safe everyone.


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Re: Snowstorm in the Elk Range

Postby bigredmachine » Thu Sep 19, 2013 5:47 pm

any updates on Castle/Conundrum would also be appreciated

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Re: Snowstorm in the Elk Range

Postby SilverLynx » Thu Sep 19, 2013 7:17 pm

Looks like Capitol will have to wait for next summer. My IBS has been acting up lately.
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Re: Snowstorm in the Elk Range

Postby BOCO9 » Thu Sep 19, 2013 7:31 pm

How is Pyramid looking?

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