Summer Snow in Breckenridge, Colorado
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Summer Snow in Breckenridge, Colorado

The first full day of summer started with liquid sunshine of sorts in Breckenridge, Colorado.  It’s June 22nd and it snowed at 9600 feet.  That’s unusual this time of year even by Colorado standards.  This June has been anything but normal with cooler temperatures and snow several times this month as an incredible snow season … Continue reading

Snowshoe St. Mary’s Glacier
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Snowshoe St. Mary’s Glacier

Yes, you can still go snowshoeing in May in Colorado.  One of my favorite spring snowshoe adventures is Saint Mary’s Glacier.  It is about an hour’s drive from Denver.  Technically the glacier is a large perennial snowfield, which means it snow/ice is there year round.  You start at an elevation of 10,428′.  In winter trekking … Continue reading

Powder Research in Breck
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Powder Research in Breck

Put this meteorologist at a ski resort and she’s game for some powder research!   For the past four years, I’ve been lucky enough to be invited to the Glen Gerberg Weather and Climate Summit at Breckenridge Ski Resort in Colorado.  It’s a small group of some of the best meteorologist, climatologist, and researchers in the … Continue reading