Boise Basin Snow Line Flight Information
May 24, 2006
Following are picture descriptions from the snowline flight in Boise basin on May 24, 2006. Numbers in parenthesis
indicate snowline elevation. The descriptions are numbered to match the numbering on images in this web page directory:
Average snowline from snowline flight was 7,600 feet, 13.5% snowcover. Satellite snowcover for the Boise basin above
Lucky Peak Dam as estimated by NOAA on May 24, 2006, was 15.2% snowcover.
1 Arrowrock Dam with spill
2 Arrowrock Dam with spill
3 Looking up SF Boise River
4 Looking at north at south facing slope of Lava Mountain, (7500 ft snowline)
5 Looking on west side of Trinity Mountain area (7500 ft snowline).
6 Looking on east side of Trinity Mountain area (7500 ft snowline).
7 Looking south towards House Mountain (7700 ft snowline)
8 Over Featherville looking west at east slope of Trinity Mountain (7500 ft snowline).
9 Looking north towards southside of Steel Mountain (7500 ft snowline).
10 Looking south towards Iron Mountain (9694 elevation) with Solder Mountain in background (7500 ft snowline).
11 Looking north at Gunsight Peak (elevation 9527) (left of center in image) (8000 ft snowline).
12 Looking west towards Newman Peak (7600 ft snowline)
13 Headwater South Fork Boise River, east of Atlanta, looking west at Two Point Mnt., peak 10,040, (7500 feet snowline).
14 Looking due east from Two Point Mountain looking at west slopes in area south of Veinna Mine SNOTEL (8000 ft
15 Looking at north facing slope on Two Point Mountain (7500 feet snowline)
16 Looking south at draining towards Ross Peak area (7700 ft snowline)
17 Looking south-southwest when crossing divide between South Fork Boise River and Atlanta Townsite (7700 ft snowline
18 Looking at tabletop plateau on right side after crossing divide of SF Boise River and going towards Atlanta (7700 ft
19 Looking north at south facing drainage of the headwa