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post #40 of (permalink) Old 10-04-2012, 01:40 PM
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if this happened without any new snowfall during the warming/cooling i'd say 90%(+?) of the time you're gonna be on ice chunks. especially if the snow has already been ridden since the new snow...

here it will/can happen on the day of the warming event - sometimes within 20 minutes of the sun going down or getting shaded...

in the springtime the freeze/thaw cycle turns the ice into granules - little round balls like styrofoam or corn. most people call it corn snow and although it is technically little iceballs it is smooth and unsolidified so you can actually carve turns thru it kinda like pow...
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