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Seen any snow?

Postby balzaccom » Sun Aug 04, 2013 10:37 am

Caught these as I flew in to SFO yesterday. If you had any doubt about how dry a year it was, these should convince you. The first is Banner, Ritter, and the Minarets, with Garnet, Thousand Island, and Waugh lakes in clear view...through the smoke and haze of the big fire.

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The second one is of the Clark Range and Illilouette Canyon, with Mt. Starr King in view as the three bright white granite domes just left of center. The ridge in the back is the area around Isberg and Post Peak Passes.


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I could not see any snow at all on Red Peak Pass...
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Re: Seen any snow?

Postby rlown » Sun Aug 04, 2013 10:46 am

wow. it makes happy hour margaritas much harder to do without access to snow. :p
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Re: Seen any snow?

Postby Shawn » Sun Aug 04, 2013 11:15 am

Nice photos Balz...really puts the fire and smoke into perspective too.

Hopefully we'll have a normal to better snow fall during the upcoming season.
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Re: Seen any snow?

Postby caddis » Sun Aug 04, 2013 11:34 am

Great picture of the smoke.
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Re: Seen any snow?

Postby SweetSierra » Sun Aug 04, 2013 4:45 pm

caddis wrote:Great picture of the smoke.



Agreed. Interesting perspective on Thousand Island Lakes area and Isberg Pass.
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Re: Seen any snow?

Postby maverick » Mon Aug 05, 2013 12:05 pm

Nice views from above Balzaccom.
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