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Rock Creek/Mt. Dade/Hourglass Couloir Conditions

Postby artrock23 » Tue Mar 29, 2016 10:03 pm

Although it's early in the year yet, I'd like to know what the conditions are in the Rock Creek area, particularly Mt. Dade and the Hourglass.

If anyone has been up there recently, or is planning to anytime soon, please share your beta. Thanks!



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Re: Rock Creek/Mt. Dade/Hourglass Couloir Conditions

Postby ryanahuetter » Sun Apr 10, 2016 7:33 pm

The coverage is good, top of the Hourglass is a bit thin and windswept. On an adjacent slope there was a D1.5 (40' wide, 150' running length) windslab avalanche a few days ago.
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Re: Rock Creek/Mt. Dade/Hourglass Couloir Conditions

Postby Gazelle » Sun Jun 26, 2016 2:58 pm

Anyone have some recent pictures? planning next weekend maybe
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Re: Rock Creek/Mt. Dade/Hourglass Couloir Conditions

Postby seanr » Sun Jun 26, 2016 5:26 pm

Gazelle, not sure if you've seen these threads:
http://www.summitpost.org/phpBB3/dade-h ... 73746.html

http://www.summitpost.org/phpBB3/bear-c ... 73773.html

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Re: Rock Creek/Mt. Dade/Hourglass Couloir Conditions

Postby Gazelle » Sun Jun 26, 2016 5:51 pm

No I just started thinking about it, thanks soo much it is a choice between Dade/pipsqeak or North/conness if the marina fire doesn't stop me again
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