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Snow conditions in Kings canyon

Postby Skibum » Mon Dec 26, 2005 8:01 pm

In Grant Grove we recieved around 3-4 " of new snow. The marked X-C trails still need another 3-4 to be skiable. Montacito Sequoia recieved a little more and they have begun to groom trails. All trails in the Grant Grove area should be good after this next storm. Fingers crossed! :)



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Postby JM21760 » Mon Dec 26, 2005 10:00 pm

Skibum, when I first went to work at Giant Forest, (1978) there was 6' of snow on the ground in mid May. The employee housing guy, (Buck) gave me a shovel and welcomed me to the mountains! It was pretty cool for an 18 yo kid. I'm sure the snow will pile up before too long.
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Postby ERIC » Mon Dec 26, 2005 10:40 pm

So, you say his name was "Buck", eh? :unibrow: J/K
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Postby Skibum » Wed Dec 28, 2005 10:07 am

Nothing but rain so far. Pretty much lost our base :( Another set of storms are stacking up in the Pacific. Hopefully, the temps will drop and we will get snow. These storms at this time of the year are usually are main snow makers. Last year we got 4 ft. of snow in 2 days during the new years storm.
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Postby Skibum » Sat Dec 31, 2005 5:40 pm

Rain, Rain, Rain, and more Rain........
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Postby JM21760 » Sat Dec 31, 2005 9:19 pm

Same here, and flooding. Sad.
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Postby JM21760 » Mon Jan 02, 2006 3:48 pm

Getting some snow now Skibum? We are, at 4700' in Carson City.
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Postby Skibum » Sat Jan 14, 2006 1:58 pm

Finally! Heavy snow falling this a.m. and supposed to continue throughout the day and night. Time to tune the skiis. :)
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Postby copeg » Sat Jan 14, 2006 7:45 pm

Skibum wrote:Finally! Heavy snow falling this a.m. and supposed to continue throughout the day and night. Time to tune the skiis. :)


Finally! (I wasn't around for the x-mas dump) If I can get my skis waxed tonight and my butt up tomorrow morning, I'll probably try and hit Kirkwood tomorrow.
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Postby JM21760 » Sat Jan 14, 2006 9:19 pm

2" here in the rain shadow at Carson City. Meyers web cam looks like a good dump going on tonight.
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Postby Skibum » Sun Jan 15, 2006 5:52 pm

We recieved 20". Not too bad. Skiing around the Grant Grove area is good. The skiing around Big Meadows and the Montecito area is great. The warming huts with hot drinks and snacks are in on the groomed trails as well. :thumbsup:
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Postby Snow Nymph » Mon Jan 16, 2006 2:52 am

Cool! Mammoth got dumped on, but I missed it. :( Spent the weekend in Kansas. :retard:
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