Apr 28

The seasonal snowfall total for the Northern San Juans has reached 415″, which is just 15″ shy of the seasonal snowfall record for the range!  Our recent 4-day storm deposited nearly four feet of snow, which was like like Christmas in April for skiers.  Here are a few photos from the highway department’s avalanche control work on Red Mountain Pass yesterday:

 

Avalanche control results on the Blue Point slide path near Red Mountain Pass. A large slab of storm snow released on a dust layer.

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