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Emigrant - Gianelli Cabin to Upper Wire Lake water availabil

Postby mschnaidt » Mon Jul 14, 2014 5:22 pm

I'm heading into Emigrant Wilderness on Saturday. Taking the trail from Gianelli Cabin to Upper Wire lake the 1st day. In this drought year, I'm wondering if I will be able to fill up my bottles at Whitesides or Salt Lick Meadows? If anyone has been on the trail lately or has previous experience I'd appreciate the info.

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Re: Emigrant - Gianelli Cabin to Upper Wire Lake water availabil

Postby TehipiteTom » Tue Jul 15, 2014 10:34 am

As of just over a week ago, the creek through Whitesides was down to stagnant pools. Don't know about Salt Lick.
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Re: Emigrant - Gianelli Cabin to Upper Wire Lake water availabil

Postby mschnaidt » Tue Jul 15, 2014 5:18 pm

Thanks for the info Tom. With this forecast I would imagine there should be some water flowing.


Short Term Forecast
SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
325 PM PDT TUE JUL 15 2014

CAZ067-069-160030-
MOTHERLODE-WEST SLOPE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA-
325 PM PDT TUE JUL 15 2014

.NOW...
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE AGAIN ACTIVE ACROSS THE WEST SLOPES
OF THE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA.

THROUGH 515 PM...LOOK FOR MOST OF THE THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY TO
AFFECT AREAS MAINLY SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50 AND BE CONCENTRATED ALONG
THE HIGH COUNTRY AREAS OF HIGHWAY 88...HIGHWAY 4 AND HIGHWAY 108.

THIS WOULD INCLUDE LOCATIONS NEAR DARDANELLE...PINE CREST
RESERVOIR...EBBETTS PASS...LAKE ALPINE...KIRKWOOD AND KIT CARSON.

LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WITH PONDING OF WATER IS EXPECTED. IN
ADDITION...FREQUENT LIGHTNING STIRKES...HAIL AND LOCALLY GUSTY
OUTFLOW WINDS WILL OCCUR AS THESE STORMS TRACK SLOWLY TOWARD THE
WEST AND NORTHWEST.

HIGH COUNTRY TRAVELERS...HIKERS AND PEOPLE INVOLVED IN RECREATION
SHOULD HEAD FOR SHELTER IF THREATENING WEATHER APPROACHES.

THIS ACTIVITY SHOULD BEGIN TO DIMINISH AFTER 6 PM.

$$
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