Hi Jay - I have been up Whitney twice in mid October. Although there is always a small chance of snow, the weather is usually clear and stable. But it is definitely cold. You can expect nighttime temps in the low to mid-teens with 50s during the day. If it is windy, lower these temps significantly. Go prepared for cold and the small possibility of snow.
Have a great time!
----- Original Message -----
From: Jay Strine
Sent: Thursday, August 24, 2006 1:49 PM
Subject: [John Muir Trail] Weather at Mt Whitney
Hello, I am putting in for overnight permits starting October 15th.
those are the only days they have left. I have done Whitney in the
past, but always in August.
I was curious if anyone knows on the average weather conditions for
mid October. I know anything can happen, and no one can tell for sure
what kind of weather is expected. But does anyone have any knowledge
on what it usally expected in mid-october. Most important when does
the snow usally arrive??
Any information is greatly appreciated.
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