Another snowy spring in the Rockies

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It has been another cool spring, with a lot of precipitation, much of which has still been falling as snow above eight or nine thousand feet.

This has come after a high snowfall winter - probably due to a strong La Nina current in the Pacific.

All over the Rockies, from Colorado to Montana, there are still high levels of snow on the higher ground - which is creating worries about flooding when it all eventually melts.

So it has been ideal for ski-touring, and will probably remain so, well into July.