Snowpack, temps pointing to good whitewater season

22nd April, 2016 by

By John LaConte

EAGLE COUNTY — With snowpack at about 100 percent of the 30-year average, we could be looking at a good whitewater season this spring and summer.Greg Kelchner with Timberline Tours says for most people looking to get out and enjoy some whitewater rafting, average or even a bit below average snowpack is ideal.“Right now, the No. 1 thing is what happens with how the melt proceeds,” he said. “That’s unpredictable, but it looks like right now we’re going to continue to accumulate snow pack, or continue to accumulate moisture and balance off everything that’s melting.”Unseasonably warm temperatures over the next …

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