NOAA: Climate Change – Spring Snow Cover Author: LuAnn Dahlman Records from the last five decades show that on average, spring snow is disappearing earlier in the year than it did in the past, with the most rapid declines in snow-covered area occurring in June. Across the Northern Hemisphere, the total area covered by snow during March and April has also […]
Crystal Mountain doesn’t look like it typically does in January. Last Wednesday, the bright sun illuminated a cloudless sky, and the temps rose well into the 50’s. In the shaded areas, refrozen moguls sat waiting patiently for more snow. In the sun, the snow was slushy and soft, allowing for some jibby, high-speed laps.