WildSnow Weekend — Webcam Blues


Post by WildSnow.com blogger | November 16, 2014      
Fresh snow falling at WildSnow Field HQ in Marble, CO.

Fresh snow falling at WildSnow Field HQ in Marble, CO. Sadly, this is a digicam image, not from our webcam. We’re working on it.

While I stoke up the wood-fired hot tub at WildSnow HQ, our backcountry field office in Marble, Colorado, Lou works on the webcam. Last fall, he set up a timed camera to measure snowfall and depth. He disconnected it in the spring and now is going through the process of hooking it up again. A project more fiddly than we hoped.

More than any other challenge, poor image quality has been the problem. Lou tried a few different webcams without much success of improved photos. He’ll continue to search for a better system, but in the meantime (barring force majeure), current images will be available early each morning on marbleski.org.

Recap of last week’s blogposts on WildSnow.com, 11/10-11/14 2014:

Production G3 ION 2014-2015 — Weigh & Mount!

Opa’s Hut Out and Back — Braun Huts Colorado

Climbing & Skiing Colorado Mountains — Book Review

Fitness for Backcountry Skiing – The Basics

Midlife Mountaineering — Illimani, Better than a Blond and a Sports Car



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One Response to “WildSnow Weekend — Webcam Blues”

  1. Jim Milstein November 16th, 2014 9:11 pm

    Nice use of force majeure!

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