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[John Muir Trail] Re: recent snow

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  • whiplash.hiker
    Howard s predicting another foot of snow to hit Mammoth Crest this weekend. Looks like a pretty good snow melt this spring.
    Message 1 of 8 , Mar 3, 2011
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      Howard's predicting another foot of snow to hit Mammoth Crest this weekend. Looks like a pretty good snow melt this spring.

      --- In johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com, Peter Burke <pburke@...> wrote:
      >
      > On 3/3/2011 10:26 AM, nxs_310 wrote:
      > > COOL !!! I'm going mid August and hope to see snowy peaks ! Will make for awesome scenery and PIC's :)))
      > > Cool link, thanks Peter
      > >
      >
      > the melt is a rather "exponential" process - and varies wildly with temp
      > changes at the higher elevations. You may only see a few patches on the
      > high mountains around you. Nothing like this (July 22, 2010, Muir Pass),
      > although your chances to see some snow are better than normal this year.
      >
      > http://didnt.doit.wisc.edu/outdoor/Muir2009/photo_gallery/muir_pass_360_double_crop_stitch.html
      >
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