first tracks on the Horstman Glacier on Blackcomb Mountain

First tracks on the Hortsman Glacier on Blackcomb Mountain

That’s how much snow fell in the month of November in the alpine on Whistler and Blackcomb mountains. At one point in November, it snowed everyday for two weeks. The result of it all was 560 cm – 18+ feet of snow! As I described at the start of the season, this was going to be an epic winter. Hopefully this turns out to be true for the rest of the season!

There was full coverage of snow from the first day and rocks were almost all covered. It was mid-season conditions in November. We got a few days of rain in the village, but it mostly turned into snow in the alpine. There was a bit of a fright on the day before US Thanksgiving when it rained up to mid-mountain. Thankfully, the rain stopped there. The high alpine the following day was great – especially on Blackcomb Mountain (as seen above).

Hopefully the snow keeps coming – with some sunny days in between!

Here is a time lapse of the month as seen from the Batcave…

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1 Comment

  • By dab, December 1, 2009 @ 09:13

    awesome picture!

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