This is surprising. The freezing level was 1600-2000m for most of the storms last year if my memory serves.
Not last year, The Last big El Nino where the same "no snow" hype was going down.
It was warm at lower elevations but puked all winter in the alpine.
People always ask me what's the phenomenon
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