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Spearhead Conditions?

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Anyone been out on the spearhead of late? I have not been closer than Baker so would appreciate any snowlevel / glacier conditions updates. Only info I've found is the whistler webcams, which aren't all that useful. I have not been to the area previously so not sure what "standard" conditions are, but I figure the last few warm months have melted away quickly at the above average snowfall. Still worth it to spend a few days finding lines out that way??

 

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Erik

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I skied/climbed Trorey back on May 3 via the lifts on Blackcomb. Snow conditions on the 3rd were very mushy and slow but that was after some warm weather. I suspect that coverage above treeline is still quite good. However below treeline it's almost all melted out so it would be a bit of a walk out. I think Blackcomb is also close to closing. There will be enough snow to find some OK skiing on the high peaks but snow quality is uncertain. At least crowds won't be a problem! I saw nobody on the 3rd.

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cool thanks for your thoughts... I think the mediocre weather and lower snow melt will have us waiting for another year.

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