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More Snow Sightings

Discussion in 'Storm Pictures' started by Alaska Boss, Sep 28, 2007.

  1. Alaska Boss

    Alaska Boss PlowSite.com Addict
    from Alaska
    Messages: 1,951

    A couple days ago I got up & saw that the ground was white with about 1"-2" of very wet snow, which was all gone by noon. Since the skies finally broke today, I thought I'd take a drive down the road from where I live & snap a couple photos of the fresh snow we got in the last 2 days,.. each time it gets lower & lower....

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  2. Alaska Boss

    Alaska Boss PlowSite.com Addict
    from Alaska
    Messages: 1,951

    More snow

    Usually by the end of September, the trees are mostly bare, but they seem to be hanging on a little longer this fall....

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  3. Alaska Boss

    Alaska Boss PlowSite.com Addict
    from Alaska
    Messages: 1,951

    More snow

    The line of where the temps are staying below freezing are very clearly defined....

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  4. Alaska Boss

    Alaska Boss PlowSite.com Addict
    from Alaska
    Messages: 1,951

    More snow

    The snow at the very tops I would guess is at least a foot or so, based on hiking up there in past years when it looks like this,...

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  5. Alaska Boss

    Alaska Boss PlowSite.com Addict
    from Alaska
    Messages: 1,951

    More snow

    I would think that there is a plowable depth up there.... if only it wasn't so dang steep... :rolleyes:

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  6. Alaska Boss

    Alaska Boss PlowSite.com Addict
    from Alaska
    Messages: 1,951

    More snow

    You could go from fall to winter in just a few hundred yards or so,....

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  7. Alaska Boss

    Alaska Boss PlowSite.com Addict
    from Alaska
    Messages: 1,951

    More snow

    A small glacier gets a fresh coating,....

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  8. Alaska Boss

    Alaska Boss PlowSite.com Addict
    from Alaska
    Messages: 1,951

    More snow

    But then as I got closer to the coast,... the snow was getting higher again... since it's warmer from the ocean....

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  9. Alaska Boss

    Alaska Boss PlowSite.com Addict
    from Alaska
    Messages: 1,951

    More snow

    The bears only have a couple more weeks at most to find some berries before it's all white,...

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  10. Alaska Boss

    Alaska Boss PlowSite.com Addict
    from Alaska
    Messages: 1,951

    More snow

    The snow on the glaciers won't be melting anymore this fall,....

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  11. Alaska Boss

    Alaska Boss PlowSite.com Addict
    from Alaska
    Messages: 1,951

    More snow

    It's just about full-fledged winter time on the very tops... get ready,... it's almost time,... :salute:

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  12. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,193

    Beautiful......
     
  13. jcesar

    jcesar Senior Member
    from Mi
    Messages: 492

    that is truely some beautiful scenery you got there.
     
  14. Mark13

    Mark13 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,720

    Nice view you got there.
    My parents went to alaska two years ago but I was unable to go with, maybe sometime in the future I can go and spend a while there.
     
  15. ABES

    ABES PlowSite.com Addict
    from MN
    Messages: 1,322

    post #3 is my new desktop background awesome picture
     
  16. neucaptain

    neucaptain Junior Member
    from NH
    Messages: 11

    The picture with the large glacier in it is Worthington Glacier near Valdez, right?
     
  17. Alaska Boss

    Alaska Boss PlowSite.com Addict
    from Alaska
    Messages: 1,951


    Yep,... that's it... these are all from that area,... :waving:
     
  18. MSS Mow

    MSS Mow Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 974

    WOW!! That is some GORGEOUS country!!
     
  19. toby4492

    toby4492 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,513

    Thanks for the pictures. I have been lucky enough to get to your part of the world a couple of times over the years. These pictures remind me that it has been to long and I should schedule a trip back for next year. Thanks again :salute:
     
  20. tkahike

    tkahike Member
    Messages: 51

    I so have to get up there at some point.