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Thread: Snow for the Euros.
01-20-2005, 02:23 AM #151
massive ! massive !
wahahahaha auahahhahaha uuuhahahahahahahhahah
anything from la grave to eastern switzerland will be off the hook !
120mm+ of precip forecasted. and thats a conservative prediction. 100cm of snow will fall in most areas. 150 should fall at some places. more could be possible
ULLR, bring it on !
This storm will heal the wounds caused by the high pressure of death.It's a war of the mind and we're armed to the teeth.
01-20-2005, 03:28 AM #152
My timing is just always off! If I had delayed my trip to St.Anton by one week, I would have been skiing neck-deep pow instead of ruining my G4's on a rock onthe backside of Valuga.
The good thing is that this will give a great base for later in the season...
I think I will have to look for cheap flights to zurich at the end of next week...
01-20-2005, 06:08 AM #153
BUSRIDES TO/FROM GENEVA
I can get cheap flights to geneva. Does anybody know about bus/train rides or other ways to get to Chamo, Verbier, at night (at about 11pm from the airport) and rides back so I can catch a flight at 8pm sunday? Or maybe how I can get this info. Thanks.
01-20-2005, 06:31 AM #154
i've just been out in Morzine for a few days and it chucked it down on wednesday, and looked like it was going to carry on for at least a few days more.
01-20-2005, 07:48 AM #155
Got any pictures to fling up here?
01-20-2005, 08:01 AM #156Originally Posted by bad_roo
I kinda start to think it could be GOOD.self unemployed?
01-20-2005, 08:02 AM #157
i haven't unfortunately! i'm crap with photos/cameras etc...
i got in touch with ripzalot when it started snowing, but i think he was working, and i had to come back and work today, but he said he may be out today and definitely tomorrow, he's bound to get a few pics.
hopefully i'll get to la grave next week for a few days at the end of the week, as it would be good to meet a few more mags!
01-20-2005, 10:34 AM #158Ski, Bike, Climb.
Resistence is futile.
01-21-2005, 02:17 AM #159
we jinxed it.
slf predicted 50-80cm overnight in northern switzerland. and engelberg has received 5cm in the last24h!! WTF ?
that is impossible.
ok well at least austria is within the predictions with 30-50cm fresh.
but what the hell ? i mean .. come on ULLR ? what's the deal ? are you going to torture us PNW style ?
we're screwedIt's a war of the mind and we're armed to the teeth.
01-21-2005, 03:04 AM #160Originally Posted by TeleAl
geneva-martigny-le chable by train
le chable-verb by lift (up to late afternoon) or by bus or by asking to friends (including myself.... when you wanna do it?)
01-21-2005, 06:51 AM #161
thanks for info! That shuttle deal is increadible. 40 Euros for one person??!! As far as I can see, you need only to be one person. That's the cheapest 2 hour taxi ride I have heard about! I wonder if they show up for only one person though..?!
As I am working in Norway, the deal would be to go down f.ex thursday the 27th and back sunday night. It is still only an idea. But I would love to do it. I am not so sure that I share that enthusiasm whith my girlfriend. Hmm... Planefares are dirt cheap though..
01-22-2005, 11:05 AM #162
The Swiss Alps are in the stream of weather, finally!!!
(note: that is a time sensitive site, it will change daily.)
Leysin and the area got the pay off today with great snow all over.
More in forecast tonight, as the stream continues to hit us.
But, it is going to get COLD!
The Bise is about to blow.Ski, Bike, Climb.
Resistence is futile.
01-22-2005, 11:44 AM #163Originally Posted by KANUTTEN
01-31-2005, 01:30 PM #164
engelberg was great, but there will be:
it is currently starting to dump.
dumping a nice 20-50cm all over the northern alps until tomorrow evening id guess.(usual suspects should receive the most.)
then snowfall will favour the eastern alps where it may snow until thursday.
the Krippenstein has a 280cm base right now(that is more than the Arlberg ) and should receive its share. so im there from Friday to.......well ill decide based on weather and snow.
enjoy the fresh and hail ULLR for trying to make up for the bad start.It's a war of the mind and we're armed to the teeth.
01-31-2005, 01:38 PM #165
Looks like it's really shaping up for my Chamonix trip, but the Gressoney side hasn't had a good dump in a while... anybody see anything in their crystal ball?
edgDo you realize that you've just posted an admission of ignorance so breathtaking that it disqualifies you from commenting on any political or economic threads from here on out?
01-31-2005, 03:31 PM #166
the redbull in gressoney has been postponed to march 1-5. It sounds smart because the southern monte rosa area has received much less snow than the north in the past month, and still there's nothing at sight. Courmayeur got some dumping (much less than cham, anyway), but all interesting spots there (toula, brenva, youla, arp, etc) suck by now.
01-31-2005, 03:58 PM #167
what do we have here?
01-31-2005, 11:35 PM #168
snowing this morning in lausanne.....again.
01-31-2005, 11:55 PM #169
Tuesday 01 Feb 05
I was awoken to the sound of the snowplow this morning.
That's good news. Looks like about 10cm fresh outside my door.
FYI on snow around here: there is plenty.
Unfortunately, the last dump was followed by a cold wind (aka The Bise) which ruined most of the off piste snow. Bummer.
However, our base is in, and it is deep.
My only concern is the av danger it presents, as the wind crust layer may not wish to bond well with new snow. We'll see.
This new snow should be fun to ride around on.Ski, Bike, Climb.
Resistence is futile.
02-01-2005, 02:46 AM #170
The Krippenstein Area and the whole Salzkammergut are going off !!!
30-50cm overnight at official avalanche service measureing stations!
and here is one from a ski area there
Tauplitzalm: Temp.: -5°C; stark bewölkt, starker Schneefall, Wind: mäßiger NW-Wind
350 cm Schneehöhe, 100 cm Neuschnee
Tauplitz-Ort: Temp.: -2°C; 100cm Schneehöhe, 50 cm Neuschnee
and that ski area has a top station of only 1770m ! 100cm fresh over night !
i dont know the reliability of ski area measurements but if that's true ......
and another 50cm should come until Thursday !It's a war of the mind and we're armed to the teeth.
02-02-2005, 01:34 AM #171
it is getting ridiculous in Austria. some areas (totes gebirge, steiermark) have received 2m of fresh in the last 36h !!
The Krippenstein more than one. with having a 320cm base at the top (at only 2000m )
If you have the chance head east ! The weather will clear on friday and give way for an epic weekend.
Another 50cm to 1m are scheduled until tomorrow evening.
ULLR I LOVE YOU MAN !
It's a war of the mind and we're armed to the teeth.
02-02-2005, 04:43 AM #172
Got an e-mail from my friends in St. Anton last night. It is continuing to go off there they said. Arlberg might be a good choice for a visit, no?Fresh Tracks are the ultimate graffitti.
Set forth the pattern to succeed.
Friends of Tuckerman Ravine
02-02-2005, 05:42 AM #173
sure arlberg has gotten some, but the center of the storm is further east.
nevertheless arlberg is always a good choice.It's a war of the mind and we're armed to the teeth.
02-02-2005, 07:27 AM #174
My cousin lives outside Innsbruck and says things are ramping up. I will be in Austria from 2/8-2/17 and would be stoked to hook up for a day on the hill.
02-02-2005, 09:30 AM #175my avatar is 2 big 2 fit
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With the tools I have ...this storm's dumpage will be East of Engelberg (centre of CH) into Austria. I think you would be safe to pick any ski station in the "pan-handle" of Austria for freshies during the next 48 hours.
Western CH will receive a little snow to freshen things up, but not enough to repair the tracked-out off-piste. We have clouds thickening up over lac Leman this afternoon, but not enough density to get hammered in Western CH.
Patches of blue over les Hautes Alpes & Mont Blanc this afternoon. They may get a dusting over the next 24-48 hours.when not on the snow what else do i do...