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How Long Will The Snow Last In Tahoe -- Spring 2023?

Don't Skip Leg Day

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With record breaking snow this year, it has been an epic season in Tahoe. But how long will the snow actually last? Given the temperatures this and next week, will the snow disappear sooner than expected?
 

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Some pictures from Kirkwood on Thursday, my fifth day in a row alternating between Kirkwood and Heavenly.
First is snowbank with a lot of sand from snowblowers next to parking lot, taken from base of chair 6.
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Stairs cut into snowbank to get to friend's house that his family built 48 years ago. Kirkwood has been open 50 years.
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The two houses next to his.
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Note there is smoke coming out of chimney of second home. Kirkwood could easily host a 4th of July race this Summer. I attended one in Eagle Bowl on one of their first two years. We rode chair 1 up, then hiked down at least partially on snow in tennis shoes as they were not downloading.
 

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Stairs cut into snowbank to get to friend's house that his family built 48 years ago. Kirkwood has been open 50 years.

As someone who works on houses, Im very curious what the siding, paint, roofs, etc will look like when these houses reappear.
 

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As someone who works on houses, Im very curious what the siding, paint, roofs, etc will look like when these houses reappear.
I think that depends on a lot of things- Mostly the amount of moisture on or around the building envelope as the thaw begins. Does the house have a thermal/ vapor barrier? , the internal/external temperature differences etc. I’d be concerned about ice dams on roofs if there are a lot of warm days and below freezing nights or another warm spell followed by below 32 high temps in a mostly un -heated house. Paint? I hope not much that’s a stain environment.
 

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Ice dams, for sure. I've a friend with a first floor condo whose ceiling was destroyed this winter because an ice dam caused a water/melting snow leak into an upper condo, etc.
 
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Does anyone know how much new snow at Mt rose in the last week?
 

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Does anyone know how much new snow at Mt rose in the last week?
Opensnow has last 3 days estimated as 3,9,1 = 13". BA says he will do a bonus post season wrapup next week, including totaling up this last storm and the season if you're interested in stats
 

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Interested because i want to bc ski tomorrow
If you're looking to ski at Rose you'll need to hike. Sunday was the last day.
 

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It's my first season with AT skis, and I'm excited to do some touring.
 

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