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  1. #1301
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fish Rider View Post
    One from today's corn harvest.

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    Was skinning up that gully on the right today, basketball sized rock barreled right down the gut, taking 12 foot long bounces at times, crossed the skin track several times




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    i didn't do it. nobody saw me do it. you can't prove anything

    Plus, I was waaaay over here. Skinned past this so many times
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  3. #1303
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    ‘Member last year at this time wishing the sun would pop for a day or 2 to get on some bigger lines?
    At least there’s a good bit of snow above 8k to play
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  4. #1304
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    Quote Originally Posted by 2_1_3 View Post
    For Tahoe City (best long record in the region, spanning ~1910-2020), here's the worst 15 Februaries:

    Rank, Precip, Year, Missing Days
    1 T 1912-02-29 0
    2 0.07 1988-02-29 0
    3 0.12 2020-02-29 18
    4 0.14 2013-02-28 0
    5 0.42 1964-02-29 0
    6 0.44 1967-02-28 0
    7 0.47 1953-02-28 0
    8 0.63 1913-02-28 0
    9 0.85 1965-02-28 0
    10 0.87 1924-02-29 0
    11 0.89 1933-02-28 0
    12 0.91 1997-02-28 0
    - 0.91 1971-02-28 0
    14 1.04 1928-02-29 0
    15 1.06 2016-02-29 0
    - 1.06 1924-02-28 0

    Hopefully we can move backwards a bit out of third place! Only 2013 included in the 'core' drought years, but interesting to see 2016 (still part of the 2012-2016 drought (using water years, Oct 2011-Sep 2016)) make the list. If we back off the dry spell duration to 27 days (above uses 28), 2012 makes it onto the list with 0.60". 2018 also a close one with 0.71" between Feb 1-Feb 25.

    Edit since I pulled precip not snow like you asked, I checked that and we're 6th in least snowy with 1 measly inch recorded. 2013 being 7th with 2 inches.

    tl;dr
    given the long-range forecast, February 2020 is on track to be in the top 10 driest and (a top 20 least snowy) Februaries in the last century for Tahoe City if not top 5.
    I was hoping you’d respond to my post, thanks. Man, 1912 sucked... i can barely remember it. ;-)

  5. #1305
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    Haven't done much to the website lately, but just put out this POST about the Santa Rosa Range (from last week). For anyone looking for something different this weekend, I would highly recommend the drive. Seems like the storm track has been brushing those mountains a little more than around here lately...

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  6. #1306
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    Double post...if anyone wants more beta, then don't hesitate to let me know. I will be amenable with my secrets

  7. #1307
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    I’ve been parking at the bottom of that Gas-X gully for years without issues and today I get a warning ticket not to park there anymore. Is there legal parking nearby?


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  8. #1308
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    you can park at red lake parking but it means you have to switch to skins to cross the lake on the way out. and crossing the road is kind of lame but...
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  9. #1309
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    also, where were you parked just past the guardrail on the FS road or across 88 at the cool tree, or?
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  10. #1310
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    With skis you can ski/skate back to the dam, never have skinned back after parking at red lake. I parked in the dirt road pullout last Thursday without incident just before the passing lane, can pull a fair ways in now (that where you got your warning ticket?)


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  11. #1311
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    I parked just past the start of the passing lane on the side of the road. Bummer, that was such a sweet finish.

  12. #1312
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    Quote Originally Posted by TahoeBC View Post
    Was skinning up that gully on the right today, basketball sized rock barreled right down the gut, taking 12 foot long bounces at times, crossed the skin track several times
    Can’t really listen to music while skinning I guess. Was wondering about that.

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    More info on the proposed development at Kirkwood station:

    https://www.tahoedailytribune.com/ne...-event-center/

    As a part time valley resident I'm all for a little more happening io there, especially if it involves onsen-style outdoor hot tubs

  14. #1314
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    Quote Originally Posted by TahoeBC View Post
    With skis you can ski/skate back to the dam, never have skinned back after parking at red lake. I parked in the dirt road pullout last Thursday without incident just before the passing lane, can pull a fair ways in now (that where you got your warning ticket?)
    True, but if you ski the other gazex gully (i grew up thinking it WAS the gazex gully) you get another 400' on the other side of the road via the cool tree pullout down to the far end of the lake for beers (the stuff peeling off from the right of the tower down to the aspen below).
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  15. #1315
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    ^^^^ we call that one gazex junior

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    Best to stay well away from those gazex

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  17. #1317
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    - TRADE your heavy BILLYGOATS or PROTESTS for my lightweight versions at this thread

    "My biggest goal in life has always been to pursue passion and to make dreams a reality. I love my daughter, but if I had to quit my passions for her, then I would be setting the wrong example for her, and I would not be myself anymore. " -Shane

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    ^^^Speaking of free, I very much enjoyed today the free pair of Rossi race skis I picked up from you last spring. They were so much fun on the groomers in the 10-noon period.

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    I peeked at the Jackson Hole thread and now I wish I hadn't..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ottime View Post
    ^^^Speaking of free, I very much enjoyed today the free pair of Rossi race skis I picked up from you last spring. They were so much fun on the groomers in the 10-noon period.
    Glad those race skis were fun for you. Too bad the forecast looks like yet another 2 more weeks of racing conditions for all of us, haha. During the softer hours of the day, did you ever try those old 2010 Mantras from that same Safeway parking lot transaction we did?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MashedPotatoes View Post
    I peeked at the Jackson Hole thread and now I wish I hadn't..
    seriously....whoa!

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    So when do we start the new thread for the upcoming ski season?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vitamin I View Post
    Glad those race skis were fun for you. Too bad the forecast looks like yet another 2 more weeks of racing conditions for all of us, haha. During the softer hours of the day, did you ever try those old 2010 Mantras from that same Safeway parking lot transaction we did?

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    Chiming in to state that my mantras obtained from you are my current daily drivers and work skis. Came in great condition. Love ‘em!

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    Quote Originally Posted by TahoeJ View Post
    So when do we start the new thread for the upcoming ski season?
    Trying to get my clients to get their deck jobs and painting done before it starts snowing.
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    It's so bad I started telemarking again.

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