[pct-l] Reds Meadow Blow Down

Stephen Clark rowriver at gmail.com
Sun May 13 16:54:42 CDT 2012

Thanks for posting the photos.  We've all heard about the event but until
you really see it....  I had heard that down around Red's the trees were,
in some places, stacked up to 10' high...

On Sun, May 13, 2012 at 2:47 PM, Jack and Barb <jackandbarbpct at gmail.com>wrote:

> Day hiked yesterday (May 12) from Horseshoe Lake over Mammoth Pass to the
> PCT (mile 904) - This is about 3 miles South of Red's Meadow.  Snow base
> 0-4 feet (at 8,700 ft) and melting FAST!  Encountered many downed trees-
> navigation around obstacles not too difficult.  Note:  These are not dead
> trees but big (and small) healthy ones - well, they were before the event.
>  So, the class of 2012 is shaping up to be the class of the poodle dog
> bush and downed trees?  Posted six images online, you can see them here
> http://724network.com/2011/Mi-904-051212.htm
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