Colorado Winter Storm Number Two


Post by WildSnow.com blogger | September 22, 2006      

Central Colorado mountains are getting dumped on. Big. (Yeah Yeah, I know it’s still autumn — but snow is snow…).

Early season turns to be had this weekend — but not by me, sob. I’m headed to CA to give a presentation, but will be up there in spirit. If you head to the hills and check out the new white stuff, leave a comment here and let us know how it looks up there.

I’ll drop by the Couloir Magazine tomorrow in Reno and see what the buzz is in their neck of the woods. Should be interesting. Publisher Dostie said he might show me his radical telemark binding design. I’ll blog what I can.

More than 800 of you have taken the avalanche risk quiz we published a few days ago. Thanks for the feedback you left. We’ll keep the quiz available all winter and improvements will be ongoing. I used a fairly low-end script to create the quiz — it doesn’t do a go job of providing an educational score analysis when you’re done and we agree that’s necessary to a good educational quiz. We’re working on a software switch so stay tuned.

Quiz is here.



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5 Responses to “Colorado Winter Storm Number Two”

  1. Mark September 22nd, 2006 7:56 am

    Craig mentioned something about his own binding design. I’d like to see it too.

  2. BJ Sbarra September 22nd, 2006 8:12 am

    Lou,
    How do you think Montezuma would be right now?

  3. Lynn September 22nd, 2006 2:47 pm

    Some guys skied it on the 16th I believe and said it was good then. It should be fabulous, avy conditions considered.

  4. Mark Worley September 22nd, 2006 7:54 pm

    Actually the equinox is tomorrow, so skiing today would technically be summer skiing. Sounds good to me–whatever season it is.

  5. Lou September 23rd, 2006 8:31 am

    Should be terrific up at Montezuma or any other of Colorado’s permanent snowfields that provide a base for the new snow.

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