Tag Archives: Kern River Basin

Last Survey of 2018

The last snow survey results are in for 2018! May is the final survey for the area and sites within or near the Golden Trout Wilderness. Unfortunately the results are bad. The Kern River Basin is at 13% of normal … Continue reading

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Snow Pack Results for April

The April 1 snow survey results are in for 2017. The Kern River basin is at 215% of normal! Two years ago it was 5% of normal and last year it was around 75%! It is great to see so … Continue reading

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How’s The Snow Pack?

In case you live out of the area and have not seen the news regarding the weather in California, we have been getting a lot of rain and snow. How much exactly? Well for the Golden Trout Wilderness specifically, we … Continue reading

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Snow Pack: Just About Normal

Although many reports are stating the Sierra Nevada mountains are above normal for snow pack conditions, this is not the case for the Kern River Basin. The Kern River Basin has 16 snow survey courses and only 1 has not … Continue reading

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April 1 Snow Survey Results

Snow survey results are in for the April 1 survey. Usually the first question is was there snow. If there was snow, then how much is there and how does that compare to the average. The answer to the first … Continue reading

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Snow Arrives, However…

Last weeks storm brought snow to much of the southern Sierra Nevada mountains. It is wonderful to see the mountains white and the air clear for those in the San Joaquin Valley. However, how much snow was dropped? Snow surveys … Continue reading

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