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Significant snow in September?

Postby Mtncaddis » Sat May 28, 2016 4:33 pm

Hello all. I plan to be hiking to Whitney summit in mid/late September.I have read that this time frame is early for any significant or lasting snow but would like some additional observations. How long has it been since there was enough snow or ice on the upper reaches of Whitney to impact hikers in mid/late September? There are sections of that trail I would want to have added traction implements for if there were frozen snow/hard-pack/ice.



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Re: Significant snow in September?

Postby Wandering Daisy » Sat May 28, 2016 5:51 pm

Have you asked this question on the Whitney Portal Message board? They may be able to give you more historical information.
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Re: Significant snow in September?

Postby Mtncaddis » Sat May 28, 2016 9:06 pm

No I haven't. I will give that a shot.
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