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mmclimbhigh
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Re: Kite-o-rado Snowkite Conditions

Postby mmclimbhigh » Thu Feb 13, 2020 1:02 am

Way to get after it Matt! Gotta love the rare Ridgway session. I'll keep it on my radar. Big Mac is looking good tomorrow...

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Re: Kite-o-rado Snowkite Conditions

Postby matthepp » Fri Feb 14, 2020 4:35 pm

PSA: The regular Big Mac area is heavily wind scoured and slabbed, except for very small pockets of softer snow. US Basin was much softer yesterday and worked well with good NW winds, especially at the top end of the cirque. The sun was out and the temps were balmy!
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Re: Kite-o-rado Snowkite Conditions

Postby PDCK » Sat Feb 15, 2020 12:27 am

Awesome Matt!
3” of ice is a bit thin for my taste though! :lol:
Pictures of US basin look amazing, I never kited there! How long is the skin part compare to usual BigMac launch?
Tomorrow i am going for the Upper Bear creek. Hoping the wind will be less S and more WNW, wrap around and give me the goods! !
I ll be on first #8 chair if someone want to join.


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