Sun Sep 03, 2006 3:01 pm
Sun Oct 15, 2006 9:11 pm
Sun Oct 15, 2006 11:08 pm
Mon Oct 16, 2006 8:53 pm
ChrisC wrote:Where is the snow?
Frankly, I do not know what it looks like in Oct.
Sun Oct 22, 2006 3:59 pm
Patrick wrote:Sept 3 - 61F at 8am. Summer is back, no hard surfaces to be found at 8am. A few Rock Islands are popping out toward the bottom of the Palmer Snowfield. I am toasted.
Sept 4 - Last day of the 2005-06.
Sun Oct 22, 2006 8:39 pm
Tue Oct 24, 2006 7:14 pm
Fri Oct 27, 2006 9:03 pm
ChrisC wrote:The Palmer Lift is about 1500 vert (7000 to 8500 according trail map).
I would estimate the midstation is at about 7500 - 7600 giving the snowfield almost 1000.
ChrisC wrote:The snowfield is definitely the steepest and most interesting part of the mountain. Maybe similar in pitch to the Chair 3/FaceLift (?) at Mammoth. Possibly less so. It's not a steep place. More like high intermediate than low expert pitch in my opinion.
Tony Crocker wrote:Second to last pic is bottom of Palmer, right? With Magic Mile chair overhead and its unloading station just out of the picture to the upper right?
My impression is that quite a bit more variety was there during Frank's trip a month earlier.
Tony Crocker wrote:My impression is that quite a bit more variety was there during Frank's trip a month earlier.