Piute Pass 6/1

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Piute Pass 6/1

Post by maverick » Mon Jun 05, 2017 11:09 am

Inyo NF:
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Re: Piute Pass 6/1

Post by rlown » Mon Jun 05, 2017 11:13 am

Yes... September still the target.. :)

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Re: Piute Pass 6/1

Post by Hobbes » Mon Jun 05, 2017 11:53 am

Going over 6/19 on my way to Mammoth.

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Re: Piute Pass 6/1

Post by Broot » Mon Jun 05, 2017 11:56 am

Welp, my hope of fishing humphreys basin area over the 4th of July aren't looking too promising haha.

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Re: Piute Pass 6/1

Post by rlown » Mon Jun 05, 2017 2:01 pm

Broot wrote:Welp, my hope of fishing humphreys basin area over the 4th of July aren't looking too promising haha.
Maybe if we watch gdurkee's site, we'll see the lakes thaw..

http://www.highsierratopix.com/communit ... is#p119550

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Re: Piute Pass 6/1

Post by tim » Mon Jun 05, 2017 11:57 pm

Hobbes wrote:Going over 6/19 on my way to Mammoth.
How do you plan to get to Mammoth if/when Bear Creek and Mono Creek are impassible?

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Re: Piute Pass 6/1

Post by Hobbes » Tue Jun 06, 2017 12:03 pm

Plan A is to cross @ dawn at peak ebb. I will check with the ranger first to see if any PCT hikers have been making it through. If it's no go, then I can do another section hike.

I will be leaving my car @ the N lake TH and hitching/taking an Uber back. If the initial trail intelligence is that people are making it through, but I get stuck as conditions change, then plan B would be to just turn around and hike back out.

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Re: Piute Pass 6/1

Post by cgundersen » Thu Jun 08, 2017 8:27 am

Hi Mav,
When did you first hit snow on the way up and could you see open dirt on the other side (ie., anywhere along Piute Creek or down toward Pilot Knob)? Well, no problem chilling one's beverages!
Cameron

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Re: Piute Pass 6/1

Post by Harlen » Fri Jun 09, 2017 8:28 am

Thanks Maverick, It looks like plenty of snow to play in, we'll take the skis, Great!

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Re: Piute Pass 6/1

Post by Harlen » Sat Jun 10, 2017 8:54 pm

Yes please, a few more details re. the snow level. When did the snow begin Maverick? We are wondering if it's worth bringing our sled to ferry the load. Will we be skiing from the TH, or carrying everything part way to the pass? Thanks a lot- the folks at the Inyo office had zero information today- they didn't even know whether the road to North Lake is clear yet?!

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