Re: Leaver 2000, you may want to try
- Thanks a lot for the tip. I think I'll take your
advice! If there are any other treasures along the trail
that I shouldn't miss, I'd be happy to hear of them.
<br><br>Does anyone have any advice on how to get an Ursack
Ultra? I've got one on order, but I'm afraid that it
might not come in by the time I leave for my trip in
August. If I can't get one, does anyone have any advice
on what to do. Is a heavy bear cannister my best
bet--or should I break the rules and try some sort of
hanging method? <br><br>Thanks. I'm very excited for my
- Here is my opinion on the snowpack: <br><br>At
this time, it is pretty much normal or slightly below.
The snowpack will dwindle pretty much as usual,
unless there are some new major storms. <br><br>Whatever
the JMT veterans would say about "normal year
conditions" should apply this year. Last year was
exceptionally dry in the high country. This year will certainly
have more snowpack, but nothing like 1983 or 1997.
<br><br>But hey, it might snow some more! Winter ain't over
yet, but the probabilities are dwindling.<br><br>Here
is my tip on interpreting the snow water equivalents
shown for individual sensor sites: <br><br>loose, new
fallen snow is deeper, say up to 12 inches of snow to 1
inch of precip<br><br>dense, old snow is less deep,
say from 3 to 6 inches of snow to 1 inch of precip.
This is applicable when daytime air temps have been
above freezing for a while<br><br>Have a great time,
whatever you decide to do!<br><br>Best Regards,<br><br>FRF