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The snow is getting deeper!

Post by CaptainSuburbia » Mon Feb 15, 2021 2:37 pm

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Re: The snowpack is improving!

Post by bmcqueen » Mon Feb 15, 2021 3:13 pm

Good! If it's not going to be safe to climb much this winter, we might as well at least have water next summer! Stay safe all. And just to avoid anyone misconstruing this post, this doesn't mean the snowpack is getting stronger, more stable, fewer avalanches - just means there's more of it and there might be some water in it. CAIC is still pretty stuck on a first name basis of our old friend ROY G BIV. Maybe we'll see that middle initial in March, fingers crossed.
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Re: The snowpack is improving!

Post by CaptainSuburbia » Mon Feb 15, 2021 3:23 pm

bmcqueen wrote:
Mon Feb 15, 2021 3:13 pm
Good! If it's not going to be safe to climb much this winter, we might as well at least have water next summer! Stay safe all. And just to avoid anyone misconstruing this post, this doesn't mean the snowpack is getting stronger, more stable, fewer avalanches - just means there's more of it and there might be some water in it. CAIC is still pretty stuck on a first name basis of our old friend ROY G BIV. Maybe we'll see that middle initial in March, fingers crossed.
Good point! The stability is not improving but the amount of snow and it's water content compared to normal. I should probably change the title of this post.
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Re: The snow is getting deeper!

Post by d_baker » Mon Feb 15, 2021 3:53 pm

And 2 more avy deaths over weekend in CO.
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Re: The snow is getting deeper!

Post by Dave B » Mon Feb 15, 2021 4:08 pm

d_baker wrote:
Mon Feb 15, 2021 3:53 pm
And 2 more avy deaths over weekend in CO.
That Mt Trelease slide was huge. With a bunch of new snow and major-bad DPL issues, slides are gonna be ripping out whole basins. It's a good season to take up fat biking or cross country skiing, not BC.
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Re: The snow is getting deeper!

Post by cottonmountaineering » Mon Feb 15, 2021 4:29 pm

glad to see more snow coming in, the snow has been super spooky this year and i doubt it will go away until spring time, stay safe
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Re: The snow is getting deeper!

Post by justiner » Mon Feb 15, 2021 4:37 pm

Dave B wrote:
Mon Feb 15, 2021 4:08 pm
d_baker wrote:
Mon Feb 15, 2021 3:53 pm
And 2 more avy deaths over weekend in CO.
That Mt Trelease slide was huge. With a bunch of new snow and major-bad DPL issues, slides are gonna be ripping out whole basins. It's a good season to take up fat biking or cross country skiing, not BC.
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Re: The snow is getting deeper!

Post by Jorts » Mon Feb 15, 2021 5:03 pm

What does DPL stand for?
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Re: The snow is getting deeper!

Post by d_baker » Mon Feb 15, 2021 5:15 pm

Jorts wrote:
Mon Feb 15, 2021 5:03 pm
What does DPL stand for?
Deep persistent layer (instead of slab)?
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Re: The snow is getting deeper!

Post by Jorts » Mon Feb 15, 2021 5:40 pm

d_baker wrote:
Mon Feb 15, 2021 5:15 pm
Jorts wrote:
Mon Feb 15, 2021 5:03 pm
What does DPL stand for?
Deep persistent layer (instead of slab)?
Depth hoar?

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Re: The snow is getting deeper!

Post by d_baker » Mon Feb 15, 2021 5:55 pm

Jorts wrote:
Mon Feb 15, 2021 5:40 pm
d_baker wrote:
Mon Feb 15, 2021 5:15 pm
Jorts wrote:
Mon Feb 15, 2021 5:03 pm
What does DPL stand for?
Deep persistent layer (instead of slab)?
Depth hoar?

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Re: The snow is getting deeper!

Post by bmcqueen » Mon Feb 15, 2021 5:58 pm

d_baker wrote:
Mon Feb 15, 2021 5:55 pm
I don't know George, I didn't write it only guessed at probable typo.
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