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Skillkilla 04-04-2012 08:22 PM

snow pack info needed !
 
was thrilled about the snow yesterday, everybodys sayin were at 80%. where do you get snow pack numbers ?? lookin forward to this season, wanna keep track.

kayakfreakus 04-04-2012 08:42 PM

Lots of sources, most use USGS or NOAA, use the search for more info but for some good links look here:

https://www.mountainbuzz.com/forums/f...eak-42056.html

pem27 04-04-2012 08:47 PM

I look at snotel which seems pretty representative of what i've seen snowboarding this year. Definitely no where near 80 %. Try 50 % statewide and a little above 50 % on the front range.

lmyers 04-05-2012 08:40 AM

Here is a link to easy to read graphs from the NRCS showing basin-wide summaries of Snotel information:

SNOTEL Basin Time Series Snowpack Summary Graphs | Colorado NRCS

and here is the latest graph from that link for the Ark Basin:

http://i177.photobucket.com/albums/w...plotark122.gif

definitely not 80%...

Ifloat 04-05-2012 08:58 AM

As of april 1st the state is at 52 percent. And little to no hope of getting any better.

knumbskull 04-05-2012 09:01 AM

I stumbled across the chart today and it is very telling. A lot of record or near low SNOTEL measurements.

http://i.imgur.com/TN3bL.jpg

Ifloat 04-05-2012 09:03 AM

The basin outlook report should be posted today or friday. Go to www.wcc.nrcs.usda.gov/cgbin/bor.pl and pick your state.

Skillkilla 04-05-2012 09:47 AM

i am saddened by these developments.

blutzski 04-05-2012 11:34 AM

Just buy a new mountain bike and you'll feel better. Worked for me.

davecosnowboarder 04-05-2012 11:31 PM

Second the mountain bike. I'm honoring for a long downhill season.


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