10 Feb 2014

February 10, 2014

    Sunrise Sunday morning, February 9, 2014.

    Mid Day the clouds remained to the South.

    Mid Day looking North.

    Sunset Sunday, the front is teasing us, painful how slow it is moving towards us.

    Surface hoar just below tree line.

Weather observations for February 10, 2014; taken at 06:00 Hrs.

2240 meters     -7, Winds were 20-30 KPH from the S
2180 meters     -7, Winds were 30-45 KPH from the S
1860 meters     -5, Winds were 10-25 KPH from the SSE
1835 meters     -5, Winds were 20-30 KPH from the SSE
1650 meters     -5, 2 cm of new snow, Base 128
1550 meters     -7, 1 cm of new snow, Base 93
  660 meters     -7, Valley Temp

The warm frontal band is now moving through our zone, just began to snow at 06:30 hrs in the valley. A wet weather pattern will continue all week into next weekend with successive fronts and at times windy conditions. The front for Tuesday night is looking juicer and we should see heavy snowfall at times. Guesstimates: 10-12 cm by Tuesday morning, 15-20 cm by Wednesday morning, 5-8 cm by Thursday morning, 10-15 cm by Friday morning. Freezing levels will rise to around 1000 meters and drop to the valley as the fronts move through.

    Clouds were so close yesterday, still another great day on the hill, warmer than the past week.

    The low will hopefully track our way!

New Ion Tech Binding: G3

Emmanuel Cabou killed by an avalanche near Valtournenche: Italy

Women dies after being caught in an avalanche: Utah

Backcountry enthusiasts put their lives on the line for deep, untracked powder: Colorado

"Highly Experienced" snowmobiler dies in an avalanche in Utah: Manti-La Sal national Forest

    Good looking Truck!!

    Another great day for making snow.

    Half pipe will be in good shape once the guns are turned off.

    The past week has been a great week to get the runs in shape for the natural snow.

    Clouds were getting closer near days end.

    Still many crevasses to be buried this week.

    Blackcomb Peak in the background.

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