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Re: Sierra Skyline from Central Valley

Postby Sierra00 » Sat Jan 02, 2016 12:50 pm

Thanks to you all for your thanks ...however to give credit where it is really due, I first learned about heywhatsthat.com from a post here on High Sierra Topix ! Source of all kinds of good information. A poster named no2haven put the link up back in 2012.



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Re: Sierra Skyline from Central Valley

Postby norcalhiker » Mon Jan 04, 2016 8:08 pm

Have you tried http://caltopo.com/view?

Seems like you can indeed see Mammoth Mountain:

http://caltopo.com/view#ll=36.7468,-119.7726&e=6&t=usi&z=9&c=1.16,33.84
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How about caltopo?

Postby dbogey » Tue Jan 05, 2016 2:11 pm

From this view starting in fresno you should be able to see the top of Goddard.

http://caltopo.com/view#ll=36.8192,-119 ... 0.15,68.89
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Re: Sierra Skyline from Central Valley

Postby iHartMK » Tue Jan 05, 2016 5:05 pm

The views from Visalia are amazing on these clear winter days!
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Re: Sierra Skyline from Central Valley

Postby TehipiteTom » Wed Jan 06, 2016 2:16 pm

iHartMK wrote:The views from Visalia are amazing on these clear winter days!

I bet they are! Stayed in Visalia on business once during the winter, and the views were spectacular. For my money, the best views of the Sierra from anywhere in the Valley.
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Re: How about caltopo?

Postby AaronRDavis » Wed Jan 06, 2016 9:39 pm

dbogey wrote:From this view starting in fresno you should be able to see the top of Goddard.

http://caltopo.com/view#ll=36.8192,-119 ... 0.15,68.89


This is fantastic. I switched the overlay to "image" and it really comes alive.

I asked for something like this almost 2.5 years ago in this thread: viewtopic.php?f=9&t=9610 , and this is the first time I've found something that really does it!
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Re: Sierra Skyline from Central Valley

Postby canyonfish » Sat Jan 09, 2016 6:24 pm

norcalhiker wrote:Have you tried http://caltopo.com/view?

Seems like you can indeed see Mammoth Mountain:

http://caltopo.com/view#ll=36.7468,-119.7726&e=6&t=usi&z=9&c=1.16,33.84


That is spectacular. No more guesswork. Now I need to figure out how to print on consecutive pages. Would make a nice wall covering in my dining room..
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