On The Hill: Backcountry 101 at Mayflower Gulch with Colorado Snowboard Guides (video) | SummitDaily.com

On The Hill: Backcountry 101 at Mayflower Gulch with Colorado Snowboard Guides (video)

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VIDEO: After what seems like months without fresh snow (it was really only three weeks), winter returned to Summit County this morning with on again, off again storms across the county. Z Griff and the Weston Snowboards crew took advantage of warm temps and bluebird skies for an educational ride trip with Colorado Snowboard Guides, a local outfit that specializes in backcountry travel and safety. First up: the ins and outs of snowpack analysis at Mayflower Gulch.

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Summit Daily field report: We are staring down a system and looking at some totals in the state by the weekend.

Weather: High of 23F, low of 3F. Snow. Temperatures falling and breezy with wind 13 -20 mph. 90 percent chance of precipitation with 1-3″ projected throughout the day.

Lift lines: The clouds and the cold will keep some at bay today.

Breakdown: Let’s hit the reset!

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