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t a y, the Sierra, Mt lassen 10/27
« on: 10/27/13, 04:47 PM »

I guess w/ the 'climate change' - t a y turns may be more possible in the N. sierra/ S. cascades. We're lookin at 8 inches from tonight's storm, which can yield a couple smooth, ground surface spots for cautious turns.
I went to a new patch (sierra's)  this past Sept., to find out it was a small glacier; steep too - not allowing any turns. I was bummed, as the patch was larger than it looked from a distance.  And Mt. Lassen usually has August skiable patches, even on mild snow yrs. So that's how it pans out down south, thanks.
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Re: t a y, the Sierra, Mt lassen 10/27
« Reply #1 on: 10/29/13, 12:37 PM »

Lassen was one of my favorites on the volcano tour last spring.  Can't wait to get out there this winter and hit some of the smaller peaks. I read the Shasta was one of the few places in the world where glaciers are actually increasing in size, thanks to increased precip.
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