Re: [John Muir Trail] Weather - Lingering Snow?
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, thomas taylor <tgtaylor7@y...>
>I think this is excellent advice. Many of the PCT'ers are
> The National Park has 'winter conditions' posted for
> all passes. Plan accoringly.
> Best regards,
flip-flopping out of KM to Seattle or Manning this year because of the
A few have made it through the Sierra but these are people with very
good mountaineering skills. The 'leaders' are equipped with ice axes
Last year I started the JMT on June 20th. The snow melt was about 30
days earlier than a normal year. I would venture a guess that the
snow melt this year will be about 30 days later. The good news is by
going SoBo it will be aditional days before Forrester. But you will
still find 'hard snow' till about 11 AM and watch the thunderheads.
It is still storming in CA. So plan your passes carefully, and not
all bootprints are necessarily leading in the 'right direction'.