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2017/03/21 Slightly Warm Storm at Kirkwood
π 2017-03-21 00:00 in Snow
I arrived a bit late on tuesday thanks to the Tesla supercharger being down. I had to drive around Folsom, and by then I was worried that Carson Spur would close, so I went around via South Lake Tahoe.
When I finally got to kirkwood, all the charging ports had ICE cars parked in front of them. Doh!


I Emailed vail about it, and thankfully they fixed that a day later:


The first day, I only got on the slopes just before 14:00, got a single ride on Cornice, and then it closed for lightening :( The snow was super wet and not run to ride though. Technically it was snowing, but it felt more like rain...



The next day, we had snow all day until 18:00, which fixed the crappy snow underneath. It was cold and very wet, but the snow was good. Back side opened by 13:30 adn was worth riding too. The wave didn't open though, which was great for the next day:

damn, that's a lot of snow in that drain under cornice
damn, that's a lot of snow in that drain under cornice


big rock skier's left of the wall, filled with snow
big rock skier's left of the wall, filled with snow

snow and snow and snow
snow and snow and snow

backside, here we come
backside, here we come

The 3rd day was finally the blue bird:




enough snow on the wall, you can get down anywhere
enough snow on the wall, you can get down anywhere




so many tracks, too many people :)
so many tracks, too many people :)

I went down eagle bowl, again, no one :)
I went down eagle bowl, again, no one :)



the wave opened early in the morning
the wave opened early in the morning

choose your way down :)
choose your way down :)


again, too many tracks :)
again, too many tracks :)

fawn ridge was beautiful
fawn ridge was beautiful

I lapped it 5 times and got fresh tracks each time
I lapped it 5 times and got fresh tracks each time

wee...
wee...

chute off the wall, snow had been blown off
chute off the wall, snow had been blown off

By 14:00, the snow was however starting to turn. Somewhat slushy in places, and funny thing was other places had powder that was icing up (palisades), so I counted my blessings for all that snow with no crowds and went home:


Carson Spur
Carson Spur

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