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Old 12-04-2012, 02:24 PM   #169
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Originally Posted by LeeD View Post
Bunny runs open with 3' of snow.
Blue runs need 4' or more.
Anything black, usually 6' of snowfall, and it can pack down to whatever....3-4, and work.
Expert runs, not down the middle of the runs, need 8' + of pack to clear the rocks.
Powder covers lots, but your ski/board can easily sink 2' or slightly more in slow spots and turns.
If you plan to ride 11 or 6, hike up off 4 at Kirkwood, you have to wait another storm or two.
Wow!! What is the average base depth for the winter at Kirkwood?
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