[Cdt-l] Mountain Snowpack Map...

Ryley Breiddal ryleyb at gmail.com
Thu Apr 7 18:23:50 CDT 2011


> for 1 Apr 2011 came out this morning:
> http://www.wcc.nrcs.usda.gov/ftpref/support/water/westwide/snowpack/wy2011/snow1104.gif
> The snowpack is far worse/deeper than last year in every PCT and CDT state
> but NM; compare it to 2010:
> http://www.wcc.nrcs.usda.gov/ftpref/support/water/westwide/snowpack/wy2010/snow1004.gif
>
>     It's gonna be a tough year for thru hikers, and section hikers like me;
> the streams will be dangerous into July. I'm totally having to replan my

I'd save the re-planning until closer to July.  Who knows what will
actually happen?  What if we get a blistering spring and it's all
melted out by mid-June?  It's surely happened before... and I'm hoping
it happens again :)

Cheers,

Ryley



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