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A cornice near the summit of Elbert.

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nd987amazing view

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what a view! how deep was the snow up there, and when was this taken?
Posted Mar 6, 2009 11:06 pm

Trevor SimmonsThanks for the comment

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It's hard to say how deep the snow was, but I would guess somewhere between 10-20 feet. This was the snow-loaded side of the ridge; the other was virtually barren from the strong winds on the summit.

The photo was taken on December 4. I would guess the ridge would have considerably more snow by April or May...
Posted Apr 3, 2009 4:14 pm

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Trevor SimmonsSubmitted by Trevor Simmons
on Dec 5, 2004 12:42 am

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