Airgeek12 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (11 years 1 month 2 weeks 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 2636 times:
Ughh.. seeing how like 90% of all a.nutters live in a place where it snows seasonally, I'd say that's a fairly stupid question. Right now I live in JAX (god, help me!) so I don't see snow where I live. But when I lived in Iowa I saw it 8/12 months of the year. Still.. Almost every break I get I go to HDN to ski. We (my family & I ) have a place in Steamboat, Colorado. I'm actually headed their this Saturday to go skiing for spring break. This will be my 10th year skiing.
Flymia From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 7582 posts, RR: 7
Reply 10, posted (11 years 1 month 2 weeks 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 2607 times:
I been in snow five times in my life but I have never actully seen it fall from the ground. Well I might have my first time seeing it but I dont remember seeing the snow fall. I was in BOS two weeks ago and they had atleast 14 inches of snow on the ground but nothing fell. But while I waited in Logan for my AA-A300 to arrive which the flight was two hours late it started to snow a little bit so I did atleast see it.
"It was just four of us on the flight deck, trying to do our job" (Captain Al Haynes)
Airlinerfreak From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (11 years 1 month 2 weeks 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 2579 times:
I have seen snow and even been in a blizzard in the middle of Summer. One July 4 weekend we were in Aspen, Colorado and it was one of the worst snow storms they had ever had. Was fun driving over the pass that night.
ANCFlyer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 17, posted (11 years 1 month 2 weeks 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 2539 times:
Snow! Ha Ha . . . . there are times I WISH I'd never seen snow . . . like when I'm patrolling the Dalton Highway about mile 380 (20 miles south of the Arctic Ocean) and driving through an area known as Franklin Bluffs - can't see shit, literally can't see the end of the hood on the truck. Happened to me in December - had to roll down the window, put my mask on, drive forward while looking down at the edge of the road . . . hell of an experience. . . yes that means I was traveling north in the southbound lane. No oncoming traffic though. I checked that first- I'm crazy, not stupid!
Dinker225 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 1080 posts, RR: 16
Reply 19, posted (11 years 1 month 2 weeks 3 days ago) and read 2528 times:
It was snowing not too long ago here. Thats good, it can snow as much as it wants while I'm here skiing over spring break.
Quoting Airlinerfreak (Reply 14): I have seen snow and even been in a blizzard in the middle of Summer. One July 4 weekend we were in Aspen, Colorado and it was one of the worst snow storms they had ever had. Was fun driving over the pass that night.
Glad to see that you guys over the hill got snow that year. Believe it or not it happened twice here in Vail. Very strange indeed. Kinda odd to be watching a 4th of July parade in the snow.
Two rules in aviation, don't hit anything and don't run out of gas, cause if you run out of gas yer gonna hit something.
Tbar220 From United States of America, joined Feb 2000, 7013 posts, RR: 23
Reply 20, posted (11 years 1 month 2 weeks 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 2514 times:
My freshman year of college, I remember the first snow that year. We had some students from Hong Kong living in the dorm, and their reaction was hysterical. They didn't know what it was!! When we explained to them what it was, they got so excited! It was HILARIOUS