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Snowline On Sneffels and Northern San Juans

Postby Garon Coriz » Tue Oct 06, 2009 6:11 am

Anybody know how low the snowline has fallen so far near Sneffels and Ouray? Also, how far can I drive up the road to Yankee Boy Basin with a Honda Civic? Thanks a lot. :D
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Postby iceisnice » Wed Oct 07, 2009 6:50 pm

Snow line varies a lot. Starts around 10K. You won't get too far with a civic. 5 or 6 miles due to clearance problems....not snow.
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Postby ripper333 » Thu Oct 08, 2009 4:00 am

a friend and i just drove in there with a civic.. we drove to the top of blue lakes pass..ripped the shit out of the bottom of the car but werent bout a big approach dat day.. and it was real
fun.. that was bout 2 weeks ago no snow might be some now.
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