[pct-l] Reds Meadow Blow Down
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
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