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1 day ago

Lightly snowing

Morning from Cooke. Thought I'd wake up to a foot of snow in town. NOT. The snowman disappointed me. He is still saying we should see 6-7 inches by tonight. Keep up the dance. The report coming in, is that the snow is over the hood. NICE

AVALANCHE CONDITIONS: I visited Cooke City the last couple days to assess how the snowpack took the weight of 10-12” of new snow. The snowpack was generally strong where it is deeper than three feet, and the new snow was not yet unstable on shallower weak areas (less than 3’). This is good news, but more snow today and tonight will ... See more

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2 days ago

KEEP DANCING

Morning from this busy little town. With the coming of fresh snow,it has brought in a few riders. Woke up to a light dusting over night. Just be careful to watch out for the pillows out on the mountains. It could be a rock. The better news is what the snowman has told me that the chance of snow is looking better. Storms are moving in for another 7 days. Lets hope our luck has changed. Don't stop dancing. That is what is bringing in the storms.

AVALANCHE CONDITIONS: Non-wind loaded slopes are more stable, but still hold the potential to produce slides. Make sure and put the ... See more

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2 days ago

Snow

Evening from Cooke city. The snowman has given us snow. At this time you can find at least a foot of powder. So at this time we have a chance of snow for 5 more days. Saturday looks like the big one with about 7 inches coming for the mountains around Cooke. Keep dancing.

AVALANCHE CONDITIONS: Signs of instability such as cracking and collapsing or recent avalanches are Mother Nature’s bull horn alerting you to unstable conditions. Today, a snowpack under stress makes human triggered avalanches likely and the avalanche danger is rated CONSIDERABLE.

The dinner at the bakery turned out ... See more

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3 days ago

Snow

Good afternoon from Cooke city. At this time we have picked up a couple of inches and it's still snowing. I would like to thank everyone that has helped with the snow dance. But we are not out of the woods yet. We need to keep up the heavy snow dancing for at least a couple more weeks.
The big storm will be hitting us Sunday. DANCE, DANCE, DANCE We can see SNOW for another 8 days.

AVALANCHE CONDITIONS: For today, avalanches are unlikely, but not impossible, and the danger is rated LOW.

The bakery is offering dinners for Friday and Saturday nights. It will begin at 5 pm and end at 7 ... See more

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5 days ago

SNOW

Morning from Cooke City. Well the snowman is keeping his word for snow. We could see a couple of inches tonight and 4-5 inches tomorrow. We have a chance of snow for 8 days straight. Let's not stop the snow dance yet. The more we dance the more of a percentage we have for snow.
More details tonight.

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6 days ago

Sunny

Morning from Cooke city. The only thing that has changed is more chances of snow from tomorrow till Saturday. Then we will see a break for one day and snow moves back into the picture. The snowman has called out in his report that Cooke city should see snow. No amount has been posted yet. Keep up the snow dance.

AVALANCHE CONDITIONS: It’s been two weeks since the last significant snowfall in the northern ranges. Without a new load, stability has slowly improved and triggering an avalanche has become unlikely. This doesn’t mean that you couldn’t find a pocket of unstable snow ... See more

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1 week ago

SUNNY

Morning from Bearclaw / Bakery and the Super 8.

I'm hoping the snowman is right about the snow coming in for next week. We sure could use about 2 feet to fall on us to save the winter. This is the second lowest snow fall at this time for 20 years. We have to dance 24 hours a day for a week to maybe help us out. So guys, lets start the New Years off right and get out and help us dance.

AVALANCHE CONDITIONS:In the mountains near Bozeman, Big Sky and Cooke City it is possible to trigger avalanches that break 1-2’ deep on layers of weak, sugary facets. On Friday, on the south face of ... See more

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1 week ago

DINNERS

I forgot to mention that Terri is going to give it a try for the 18,19 of Jan to start doing dinners. If you want a great home cooked meal. Stop in between 5 pm to 7pm and indulge in a great meal. Thanks and hope to see you then.

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1 week ago

SUNNY

Its a great morning in Cooke city. We still have lots of sun shine to soak up. That's going to last for four more days. The snowman as increased the chance of snow for Thursday and Friday up to a 70% chance. Keep up the snow dance.

AVALANCHE CONDITIONS: Stability is improving but not perfect in the northern mountains and Cooke City area. The weakest snow can be found in areas where the snowpack is less than 3’ deep (video, video). Before committing to avalanche terrain, put your shovel in the snow and do a quick stability test to assess the snowpack structure.

Today it may be ... See more

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1 week ago

SUNNY

Morning from Cooke city. The snowman has changed his mind again. We know could see snow moving in next Thusday for 5 days. So that means we will have sunny skies till then.

AVALANCHE CONDITIONS: An additional problem today will be loose wet avalanches on steep, sun exposed slopes. Watch for roller balls or small point releases and move to shadier aspects if these signs are present.

Stability is improving, but human triggered avalanches remain possible and the avalanche danger is rated MODERATE.

The snow is getting a little bit better, but you still have to watch out for the ... See more

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