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2021/03/14 18" of cold pow at kirkwood
π 2021-03-14 01:01 in Snow
I drove up sunday morning while the weather was still nice, not too much snow on carson spur:


lots of people, lines for getting food
lots of people, lines for getting food

the wall was pretty tracked out, but not that much snow at the top
the wall was pretty tracked out, but not that much snow at the top


The forecast for overnight snow went down to 6", but thankfully Kirkwood got 1ft, nice!




eagle bowl, not open yet
eagle bowl, not open yet


got more snow refills during the day
got more snow refills during the day



I went to the back side when it opened:


fawn ridge delivered
fawn ridge delivered

the line wasn't bad
the line wasn't bad



I definitely got some good rides that day:

a later ride on fawn ridge:

Day #3 was a bluebird with pleny of pow left:


saw a heli land at martin point, not quite sure why
saw a heli land at martin point, not quite sure why


As a first (for me), I used half the day to hike two peaks, starting with Thimble Peak:




the other side was nice, but a bit bare
the other side was nice, but a bit bare


After Thimble peak from chair 4, I went to hike Glove Rock over palisades. As I expected, by the time I got there (15:40), the temperatures went down and the top crusted, making the ride down a lot less satisfying:


you have to hike far to see those signs
you have to hike far to see those signs

nice view of the back
nice view of the back

it was spooky to ride on the other side of the ridge, away from the resort
it was spooky to ride on the other side of the ridge, away from the resort

I then rode the ridge some more
I then rode the ridge some more

and afer another warning, it was time to ride back down
and afer another warning, it was time to ride back down

I wasn't the first person to do this :)
I wasn't the first person to do this :)

And that was it for day #3, very nice conditions, and snow that was good until 2/3rd of teh 3rd day.

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