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Re: Trip to San Gorgonio!

Postby Blair » Wed Dec 07, 2011 4:57 am

hey fatdad, I make u a deal...I ping you when its in, if you can, I will meet you in angelus oaks, you can down a beer, we can blindfold you, and take you there. After you learn the secret handshake you will be in.....as long as the ice is ;)

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The last storm dropped 12-16inches of very light fluffy snow. It tracked very differently; it came in from the NE and hit the big bear ridge (the resorts, sugarloaf, onyx) but beyond that the snow totals were very meager in comparison south of the big bear ridge. looks like the wind event took its toll on san G wilderness high peaks, everything looks wind scowered and mean up high. But the brunt of snowfall was on BB ridge, the wilderness saw little snow more wind

we have been spoiled last couple years w early snowfall. Im jones'n bad...
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Re: Trip to San Gorgonio!

Postby desertdesigns » Wed Dec 07, 2011 3:50 pm

(a small saddle 1/4-1/2mi. below the summit?)

yup.

as we all know, it's always fun to point to the summits from the freeway and tell people "I've been up there maaaaan" haha

on the roof of southern california

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Re: Trip to San Gorgonio!

Postby Deb » Thu Dec 08, 2011 8:47 pm

desertdesigns wrote:(a small saddle 1/4-1/2mi. below the summit?)

yup.

as we all know, it's always fun to point to the summits from the freeway and tell people "I've been up there maaaaan" haha

on the roof of southern california

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Yeah, I love it when people think Gorgonio is Big Bear and I get to slap them upside the head. mwahahahha!

In other news.......NOAA don't mess with my head anymore! Bring it! Chance of snow in local mtns from Sunday evening into Wed so far. PLEEEEEEEEZE!!!
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Re: Trip to San Gorgonio!

Postby EastKing » Thu Dec 08, 2011 9:01 pm

Trip looks to be January 15th to the 23rd in that general range.
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Re: Trip to San Gorgonio!

Postby fatdad » Thu Dec 08, 2011 10:18 pm

Blair wrote:hey fatdad, I make u a deal...I ping you when its in, if you can, I will meet you in angelus oaks, you can down a beer, we can blindfold you, and take you there. After you learn the secret handshake you will be in.....as long as the ice is ;)

Make it a shot of bourbon and you're on. I'll bring the bourbon.
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Re: Trip to San Gorgonio!

Postby sdtrackrunner » Fri Dec 09, 2011 7:18 pm

If we get half a foot out of this entire event next week I'll be impressed... looks weak but far better than nothing. My skis are organizing a demonstration due to lack of use. Occupy Living Room.
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Re: Trip to San Gorgonio!

Postby Deb » Fri Dec 09, 2011 8:12 pm

sdtrackrunner wrote:If we get half a foot out of this entire event next week I'll be impressed... looks weak but far better than nothing. My skis are organizing a demonstration due to lack of use. Occupy Living Room.


Damn! Don't say that, it might hear you!! Both of my "kids" have been out to play in the past week but slipping on rocks and tearing up corduroy at a resort are not quite what I am jonesin' for.
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Re: Trip to San Gorgonio!

Postby sdtrackrunner » Mon Dec 12, 2011 2:00 am

I happily stand corrected:

http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.ph ... tType=text

If it wants to go ahead and exceed those estimations for some factor, that's fine too.
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Re: Trip to San Gorgonio!

Postby Princess Buttercup » Mon Dec 12, 2011 2:24 am

Damn! And I just got my skates!
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Re: Trip to San Gorgonio!

Postby Deb » Mon Dec 12, 2011 8:43 pm

COME ON!!!!
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Re: Trip to San Gorgonio!

Postby sdtrackrunner » Mon Dec 12, 2011 9:45 pm

So Deb, going to bring the skis out to South Fork this weekend and see what we got?
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Re: Trip to San Gorgonio!

Postby Deb » Mon Dec 12, 2011 10:04 pm

sdtrackrunner wrote:So Deb, going to bring the skis out to South Fork this weekend and see what we got?

But alas, got parties to tend to this weekend. Maybe mid-week next week. You gonna go out there soon? Would love to hear/see the conditions to Xmas Tree Hill.
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Re: Trip to San Gorgonio!

Postby simonov » Mon Dec 12, 2011 11:53 pm

Ingrid and I are getting excited about more San G winter adventures.

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Winter camp at 9,380 feet by simonov, on Flickr
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Re: Trip to San Gorgonio!

Postby Blair » Tue Dec 13, 2011 2:47 am

I may have been up there when ya'll were camped up there.....tent looks familiar....nice campsite ;)
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Re: Trip to San Gorgonio!

Postby simonov » Tue Dec 13, 2011 2:39 pm

Blair wrote:I may have been up there when ya'll were camped up there.....tent looks familiar....nice campsite ;)


There was a group of skiers camped just beyond the moraine at right of center. We and they were the only people there that night.

One of the best weekends we've ever had in the San Gorgonio Wilderness.
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