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Trinity Alps snow conditions: Any guesses?

Postby cefire » Wed Apr 06, 2016 8:08 am

Hello all,

Being a transplant from out-of-state and therefore not knowing what a "normal-ish" snow year looks like in NorCal, I wanted to see if anyone had guesses as to what the Trinity Alps might look like in early April.

Specifically, I'm looking at Grizzly Lake but at 7000' my strong suspicion is that we're talking several feet of snow this year...



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Re: Trinity Alps snow conditions: Any guesses?

Postby Willythedog » Wed Apr 06, 2016 8:29 am

I talked to the ranger yesterday, snow levels start around 4500-5000 feet now depending on north/ south facing..... When I was up in the area couple weeks ago all the higher peaks were pretty covered.

http://www.nohrsc.noaa.gov/earth/
I can't vouch for how accurate this is but I've been keeping an eye on this. (You need google earth)
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Re: Trinity Alps snow conditions: Any guesses?

Postby maverick » Wed Apr 06, 2016 10:09 am

Specifically, I'm looking at Grizzly Lake but at 7000' my strong suspicion is that we're talking several feet of snow this year...


Your suspicions are spot on.
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Re: Trinity Alps snow conditions: Any guesses?

Postby cefire » Wed Apr 06, 2016 1:15 pm

Thanks! \:D/
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