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November 21, 2009, Kendall Ridge
« on: 11/21/09, 11:48 PM »

Toured to Kendall Ridge taking a variation of the standard Pacific Crest route, due to huge numbers of snowshoers on the path. Didn't see any other skiers until later in the day, when we saw two others skinning up. I had anticipated rain crust up to about 3,500 ft. based on the telemetries from Friday, but was off by about 1,000 ft. - the crust layer extended to about 4,500 (at least).
Only about 1" of fresh at the trailhead; snow depth and quality increased above 4,000 ft.



Excellent skiing on the top 1,000 vf, with 10-12" of dense wind-deposited fresh over a slight crust.



Absolutely horrendous skiing for the bottom 1,000 vf due to thick rain crust, uneven terrain, and lack of coverage.

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Re: November 21, 2009, Kendall Ridge
« Reply #1 on: 11/21/09, 11:58 PM »

nice one, Greg!
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What do you mean you didn't bring skis?
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