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Two Tahoe skiers died in an avalanche in Split Mountain area
#13403 04/28/11 10:13 PM
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Re: Two Tahoe skiers died in an avalanche in Split Mountain area
KevinR #13411 04/29/11 04:26 AM
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There is a very hard layer of snow about 3 - 4 feet below the surface, in some areas. Spring often brings very large avalanches in gulleys and other high-angle terrain. Just because the current avalanche danger is generally low, be warned about the potential in the steep stuff like the MR.

http://esavalanche.org/advisory

Re: Two Tahoe skiers died in an avalanche in Split Mountain area
KevinR #13431 04/29/11 08:45 AM
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this is a very sad time for the N. Tahoe ski community (again)....

RIP Kip and Allison frown....

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KevinR #13552 05/03/11 01:24 PM
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