High Sierra Conditions


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Eric1111 · · San Francisco · Joined Aug 2014 · Points: 0

Thinking of climbing Bear Creek Spire this weekend. Anyone been in the area recently and have an idea of the current snow conditions on the approach and route?

Thanks.

pigsflyinsd · · San Diego, CA · Joined Jun 2015 · Points: 430

My friend was in the area just this past weekend and took this picture from Mono Pass.

From Mono Pass

Eric1111 · · San Francisco · Joined Aug 2014 · Points: 0

This is helpful, thanks.

splitclimber · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Jan 2007 · Points: 5

was up around mills/abbott last week. looked like dry hiking to long lake, then patchy to Treasure/Gem Lakes,then continuous snow up to BCS. The walk off looked to still have some snow still. NE ridge has snow, but N Ridge looked dry.

Fat Dad · · Los Angeles, CA · Joined Nov 2007 · Points: 60

Thanks for the update. Have a wilderness permit for next week and was wondering how much snow was lingering.

Max Jones 1 · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Dec 2015 · Points: 0

Anyone been up to the hulk yet. How much snow on the approach?

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