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    Thanks for the report, any photos? Survival...

    Thanks for the report, any photos? Survival skiing back to car, or not bad?

    Here's this season's thread: https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/331372-SoCal-Kick-Off/page4
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    According to Caltrans site, looks like it might...

    According to Caltrans site, looks like it might be open. BP area didn't get nearly as much snow from this storm as Bear.

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    Lol, that's similar to a glide crack I skimmed...

    Lol, that's similar to a glide crack I skimmed over on the next chute to your left, but couldn't see the bottom from above. Didn't hear running water, so gave it a go. Spooky being on the steeps and...
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    It's not, Caltrans guy said they don't know when,...

    It's not, Caltrans guy said they don't know when, it's plowed but rockfall still coming down and will be for awhile.
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    Really awesome corn day at Baldy yesterday, just...

    Really awesome corn day at Baldy yesterday, just great. Telegraph is melting pretty fast, but the sub-peak to the south is holding well.

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    Lifts are down to just Sat & Sun for next two...

    Lifts are down to just Sat & Sun for next two weekends, beginning of the end. I'll probably be in-bounds on Sunday.

    Texted Sticksplitman and Dkla52 about a possible Friday mission. 406?
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    Was thinking Telegraph on Friday while the lifts...

    Was thinking Telegraph on Friday while the lifts still get you most of the way there, but not too keen on it if windy and low vis.
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    Awesome man, looking forward to your report. ...

    Awesome man, looking forward to your report. Your tow rig is awesome, did you make camp on the road?



    Nicely done, was wondering if you were going to find an clean exit after traversing that...
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    Hit Baldy Bowl today, got a late start so only...

    Hit Baldy Bowl today, got a late start so only one run. Really manky on the bottom half. Unless we get another good freeze, the depth of the glop is sketchy (knee to thigh deep postholing) and is...
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    Gonna try to get up to the chutes on Sat or Sun,...

    Gonna try to get up to the chutes on Sat or Sun, still figuring it out. My lard ass will be slow as hell, don't want to drag down any of you hard-chargers, but maybe I'll see some of you up there. ...
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    Jepson Bowl on Saturday, photo by Jake Collins...

    Jepson Bowl on Saturday, photo by Jake Collins (posted to Facebook). Looking fat and bulletproof, climbers used crampons and ice axes with apparently zero boot penetration except in areas with wind...
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    Coverage as of yesterday, which was closing day...

    Coverage as of yesterday, which was closing day for Chair 4. Top half of chair 1 still goes, but you'll be hiking the bottom half.

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    Digital zoom from moving chair, but gives you an idea...
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    ^ Real nice work! Chutes looked fat from the top...

    ^ Real nice work! Chutes looked fat from the top of chair 3.

    Heard through the grapevine that someone had a rough day on Telegraph last Friday. Don't have all the details, but heard they...
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    Baldy kicked ass this weekend, so good. The...

    Baldy kicked ass this weekend, so good. The party & BBQ on the deck of #3 was going off this afternoon.
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    https://youtu.be/w-HVwvAvZhk

    https://youtu.be/w-HVwvAvZhk
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    Yeah, south-facing treed aspects collected the...

    Yeah, south-facing treed aspects collected the most snow this storm.
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    Some real nice skiing at Baldy yesterday, Andy's...

    Some real nice skiing at Baldy yesterday, Andy's and Herb's had boot to knee deep pow and Skyline is excellent. South Bowl should open today (below photo). This weekend will be sunny and full-on...
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    Vincent Gap coverage (not my photo) 269480

    Vincent Gap coverage (not my photo)
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    Little bit of everything today; HUGE drifts,...

    Little bit of everything today; HUGE drifts, trees blown over into runs, 4" of thin sweet pow over 3' of super dense snow, wind-stripped rock, and sections of sketchy boilerplate. Skier's left fence...
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    Snow line is hovering about 7,800 feet, keep your...

    Snow line is hovering about 7,800 feet, keep your fingers crossed that it holds and then drops around 4pm.
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    A few degrees either way will make or break it...

    A few degrees either way will make or break it with regard to Baldy, it's going to be close.
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    The crust was firm enough to not break through? ...

    The crust was firm enough to not break through? Hike up from bottom or take the Backbone?
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    https://m.facebook.com/socalsnowavalanchecenter/ph...

    https://m.facebook.com/socalsnowavalanchecenter/photos/a.337934822973352/1708111249289029/
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    Sorry man, no way 4 will be running until we get...

    Sorry man, no way 4 will be running until we get a big dump.
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    Might as well work on your super-g carves down...

    Might as well work on your super-g carves down Bonanza then.
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    Last weekend only the easy way and Skyline were...

    Last weekend only the easy way and Skyline were groomed, which pulled up some rocks on the last pitch. Robin's was still bumpy with saplings/rocks/ditch but skis well. Goldridge had good coverage....
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    Had high hopes for this storm, but it didn't turn...

    Had high hopes for this storm, but it didn't turn out well. Heard this from Baldy today: "The fluctuating snow level made Baldy an Ice Sheet. Things are pretty locked down." The heavy rain coming...
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    You the racer dude from Europe that was tearing...

    You the racer dude from Europe that was tearing it up?
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