Re: [John Muir Trail] Yosmite Valley to Toulumne Meadows update
- Ben wrote:
>comparison to last year June 30 - just a small snow field next to the
> My son and I started he hike on June 27th and made it to Toulune
> Meadows post office at 3:57 (3 min before post office closed). The
> trail was clear with no snow up to a couple of miles before sunrise
> junction. We met people heading to YV who said there was lost so snow.
> We crossed the creek right after sunrise that was thigh high but not
> too bad at about 6:30. We setup camp a litte after that. My son who
> wasn't feeling very well developed a fever so I was a little worried.
> Gave him some meds. In the morning I wasn't sure if we should head
> back or try the snow. We ended going through the snow. There was 70%
> to 100% coverage from the cathedral junction to Cathredral lakes
trail along the rock face south of Cathedral Pass. Sunrise Creek was
about 6 inches of flow. Nothing on the trail itself. Bottom line - when
they say lots of snow on the big passes, they really mean LOTS of snow.