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February 23, 2020

Location: Weeks Creek, East Humboldt Range

Conditions: Actually good, though probably wind wrecked now

Snowpack: Reasonably deep, and actually (surprisingly) quite a bit deeper than our previous visit. Seems like that last storm dropped 1-2 feet depending on aspect and windloading. Speaking of which...there were absolutely some weird and spo...

February 20, 2020

Location: EastSide (East Side of Rubies, East Side of South Rubies, East Side of East Humboldts)

Conditions: Rain affect down low, transitioning to windboard, windbuff, and full on powpow at higher elevations. Mostly staying cold, especially on North aspects and at elevation. Snowpack is sitting about average, which translates to...

February 21, 2018

After a return from Japan (land of the ever-deepening powder), I was slightly unimpressed by the dismal conditions in Tahoe.  This was both a blessing and a curse, as I felt uninspired to go skiing, but was substantially less distracted from getting work done.  Nonetheless, my spell of hard work was quickly broken by Presidents Day, and th...

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