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Mar 15, 2014
Anybody know what it is like up there right now? I know it doesn't get a lot of sun so wondering how climbable it is in the 50s, thanks. 3/14. EricF
From San Francisco
Joined May 21, 2012
132 points
Mar 15, 2014
Rock Climbing Photo: tuolumne meadows
The routes and approach should be fine. The descent is the only issue, I don't know if the ice on the back has melted off. Matt..C
From South Lake Tahoe, CA
Joined Apr 26, 2011
35 points
Mar 15, 2014
Rock Climbing Photo: cottonmouth
good to go ze_dirtbag
From TBD
Joined Jun 18, 2012
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Mar 16, 2014
Rock Climbing Photo: My first Lead was in December 2011 on a low rated ...
I was driving up Hi-way 50 a few weeks ago. Noticed Hogsback still had snow on the north side. Does anybody know if that has melted off? Hoping to go up there Friday if it has.

Thanks
jahmountain74
From Napa, CA
Joined Mar 16, 2014
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Mar 18, 2014
what snow there may be won't get in your way. go for it! dr. jay
Joined Jun 26, 2009
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Mar 18, 2014
Anyone looking to go up for a day or two this week, climb some moderates? EricF
From San Francisco
Joined May 21, 2012
132 points
Mar 19, 2014
Rock Climbing Photo: OTL
I'm available Friday this week. Matt N
From Santa Barbara, CA
Joined Oct 20, 2010
378 points
Apr 10, 2014
Does anyone know the current snow status at Lover's? There's another thread that has a webcam link but it's stuck in february. I'm hoping to go in 2 weeks. Thanks in advance. Mr. Nathan
Joined Apr 10, 2014
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Apr 10, 2014
Rock Climbing Photo: cottonmouth
another couple days of this weather and it will be fine. i was out and about yesterday and was sinking through the snow all the way to the ground. so, if the nights stay warmish and the days get above 50, the snow below 7500 will be gone in no time. i might try to get out that way in the next week or so, i'll let you know if it's a no go. ze_dirtbag
From TBD
Joined Jun 18, 2012
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Apr 10, 2014
Ze-dirtbag, were there snow on the approach or on the descent? Would like to try Corrugation Corner on Monday. Gunks
From Gunks, NY
Joined Apr 12, 2007
122 points
Apr 10, 2014
Gunks wrote:
Ze-dirtbag, were there snow on the approach or on the descent? Would like to try Corrugation Corner on Monday.


Corrugation is good to go, we climbed it today. There was a spot or two on the main wall ramp that was a little heads up due to snow and the exposure but it wasn't that bad. Route itself is dry. Descent wasn't bad either, again you're tromping through some snow in some flat sections on top but nothing sketchy on the descent itself.
Jeff Young
From Bend, OR
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