Tag Archives: snow pack

Lack of Snow

Which one is from January of 2014? Both pictures are actually. Where there is sun, snow is practically gone. Where the sun doesn’t shine, you have a layer of ice about 2 inches. This is just one area within the … Continue reading

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Winter Storm Closes Roads

The most recent storm dropped snow this time around closing several roads accessing the Golden Trout Wilderness. Consider these roads closed until sometime in April or late May. Hopefully the Sierra Nevada mountains receive a better snow pack this year … Continue reading

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Helping Each Other

Today is the final day for a lot of the snow surveys in California. On April 1, 2013, the states average snow pack was at 42% of normal. The results for May 1, 2013, are still coming in, but currently … Continue reading

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Melting Away

One month later the snow is just about gone. Unless there is a wet, cold, big storm coming to the Southern Sierra Nevada mountains, it looks like it will be an early backpacking season into the Golden Trout Wilderness after … Continue reading

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An Early Season?

For those of you who are waiting for the summer backpacking season to start, then it may come sooner than most people think. Temperatures are warmer then normal around here which has an impact on the snow pack in the … Continue reading

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