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Warpigsinfin: November 11, 2010 Uphill: 4,000 ft. | Downhill: 4,000 ft.Went for a long tour at an undisclosed location yesterday. Up high there is a good amount of snow and the shady spots have a good base and are skiing well.
Anything that got sun on it lately is crust/rock mix with 6 inches of fluff on top.
Even up high, the South facing aspects are very barren... you can ski them but it's survival slipping with occassional turns at best. At worst, you're walking.
The recent storm seems to have sat on the West side of the Range more than the East. I hear that Grand Targhee has been skiing well.
If you want to make some fun turns in reasonably fresh snow, look for shady spots around Grand Targhee... otherwise wait for another few feet on this side of the Range... or ski something grassy on the S Side of Teton Pass.
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