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Weather/Climate

I hate La Nina

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Last Sunday, I got really excited.  Really excited.  After waiting all winter for a decent snow storm, it seemed we would finally get our spring upslope snowstorm.  Joel Gratz of OpenSnow, wrote of the models that forecast storms, predicting 1-2 feet of new snow, favoring the…

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High altitude advantage?

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn As I watched the Colorado Avalanche players whiz around the ice during they playoff game, I couldn’t help but wonder if they didn’t have a distinct advantage.  Not an advantage of coaching or superstar players.  No, that advantage definitely belonged to the Nashville Predators, conference winners….

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Wildfire Concerns

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn A look at the National Weather Service website, provided a rainbow of colors across the state of Colorado — red, pink, orange blotches all dotted the map.  What exactly was going on?  Such is the state of weather and micro climates in Colorado.  At the same…

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Affordable housing in mountain country

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Living and working in some of the most scenic places in the country has often created challenges during my life.  This balancing act began over 20 years ago when I first moved to the Sierra Nevada town of Mammoth Lakes to work for Mammoth Mountain, the…

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