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Old 12-14-2010, 02:21 PM   #6 (permalink)
killclimbz
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Looks like a blast. Hows the rain crust from Oct or Nov holding up?
October rain crust is still there, though we didn't dig any pits to check out the layer. There was an avalanche warning until 1pm that day. I had already ruled out any alpine turns. We basically stuck to old Berthoud ski area runs that see a ton of skier traffic. Before this storm most of the runs we did had been well packed down by riders. The storm dropped about 8-10" of super low water content snow. Which was well below the 18"-24" CAIC was saying could fall in the zone. Winds did transport a lot of snow though and it was easily two feet deep in the spots we hit. It was a blower day for sure.
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