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Old 02-10-2012   #1
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Regional snow % of average/Where to work?

Does anyone know how i can easily lookup and compare regional snowpack % of average?

The reason im looking is to kinda follow the snow and land a guide/kayak support job in a drainage that will have a good year.

Or, if you could potentially land a job at any outfitter, what river and outfitter and why? Consider: how close to extracurricular boating? This is a Stateside search for the 2012 season. If i could afford to go international at this point i would. but i cant, so i wont.

I have an offer in Idaho on the Salmon ( Stanley/Sunbeam dailies)
and i have entertained offers and companies on the Forks of the American in Cali. Also, i tried getting in on Cherry Creek on the T, but thats a close-knit crew. I would like to see the Tuolumne, but i want to get some others input.

I appreciate the support buzzards.
Im a lifer boater, and im looking for some new rivers. Living the Dream.

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Snotel is pretty good, just google it with the state and you'll figure it out.
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This site has regional views:
NRCS National Water and Climate Center - Snowcourse Data Network - Snowpack Maps
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Here's a forecast for the next week on top of the Poudre drainage. We'll be caught up and past average by March!

7-Day Forecast for Latitude 40.61N and Longitude 105.68W (Elev. 11080 ft)
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