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Weather/Climate

Snowy May??

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Are snowy Mays the new normal?  I’m beginning to think so. We’re only three days into the month of May, and we’ve already had almost 12 inches of snow. Now in any given year,  you could chalk that up to an aberration of weather for that…

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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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Recreation Weather/Climate

Finding the elusive snow stake!

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn The trees were grouped tightly together, so we made one swooping turn followed by another, using the trees as slalom gates.  We weren’t quite sure where we were going. Suddenly, we spied a ski patroller ahead in a clearing.  What was this?  Some sort of equipment was…

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It ain’t over…

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Until it’s over.  As I looked out the window last evening, the flakes started to fall.  First just a few, then more.  Perfectly formed, large, fluffy flakes.  By the time I got up this morning in Winter Park, Colorado, snow fell at a rapid rate, covering…

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