Re: Weather at Mt Whitney
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Frank Martin" <sriprank@...> wrote:
> --- In email@example.com, "Jay Strine" <hundyff@> wrote:
> > 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
> > what kind of weather is expected. But does anyone have any knowledgecurrently, the days are in the mid 50's at about 10500 ft and nights
> > on what it usally expected in mid-october. Most important when does
> > the snow usally arrive??
> > Any information is greatly appreciated.
> > Thank you
> > Jay Strine
> I don't know how much time you have for your trip but if you have some
> extra days you can go in at Horseshoe and hike to Whitney from the
> South. The trailhead is Cottonwood Lakes. I got a permit for labor
> day just last week. It is about a 3 day hike to Guitar Lake and do
> Whitney from there.
> You have to pay $15.00 reservation fee because you will enter the
> Whitney Zone but there is no lottery. It is really a nice way to go.
in low 30,s. try checking the California Dept. of Water Resources.
The snow fall date varries, none yet but that can change. I will be
taking off out of Cottonwood lakes TH and taking to the Kern River
bridge Oct 6-9, so I am also hoping for the snow to hold off a while.