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Not sure what the annual slow fall rate is but at the Donner Pass memorial the plaque said the 22 foot height of the memorial represented the depth of the snow when the Donner Party was trapped there.

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I think what you are asking for is Donner Pass, located in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California.

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