Good local snowpack bodes well for recreation

11th May, 2016 by

By scott miller

EAGLE COUNTY — Normal is good, particularly when it comes to snowfall and streamflow. Right now, it looks like abundant snow in the mountains will provide a good season of rafting, fishing and water supply from Gore Creek and the upper Eagle River.The latest snowpack numbers from the federal National Resources Conservation Service show the three sites that most affect Vail and the upper valley are about as close to average as nature can get. Add in a cool, relatively wet April and first third of May and the vast majority of that snow is still on the mountains. That …

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