|Albion Basin, 26 June 2011|
I was wondering this morning what the peak snow depth was at Alta-Collins during the 10/11 season. For some reason I had 230 inches in my head, but it turns out that was wrong. Instead it was 207 inches, achieved at 1300 UTC (7 AM MDT) on April 30.
That year we were still at 186 inches on June 1 and 108 inches on July 1. Yes, that's right, over 100 inches on the ground on July 1. I took the photo at top on 26 June while skiing in Grizzly Gulch. Stupendous!
I'm skeptical we will have a run like that this year, only because the climatological odds are against it, but it is something to hope for...