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Jackson Hole Early Season Snow

Last night (the evening of September 9th, for those who are keeping score) Jackson Hole got an early season dusting of snow. They called it six inches, but it looks like a little more than that to us. It dumped enough that the locals took it upon themselves to take some turns.
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