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Re: Coldest Night?

Postby MooseTracks » Thu Feb 14, 2008 9:54 pm

A little below -10 at Lone Pine Lake January 2006. It was my first snow camp ever, and I didn't know about the rule to "move slow in the snow" and avoid sweating. I made it from the Portal to LPL in <90minutes, but in the process was transformed into the Snow Princess:


Ah, how far I've come! :lol:

-Laura :cool:
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Re: Coldest Night?

Postby dave54 » Fri Feb 15, 2008 2:16 pm

It wasn't the Sierra and I wasn't backpacking.

My crew and I spent one very cold night high in the backcountry of Angeles NF on one late December fire, (early 70's?). -18 F. The water bottle in the outside pocket of my gear pack actually started freezing.
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