[pct-l] 2011 Thru-hiker Photo Essay from the Sierras (Big Snow Year)
Gail Van Velzer
vanvelzer at charter.net
Mon Dec 15 21:41:36 CST 2014
While it looks pretty solid, I don't think I'll be bringing my horses over
the pass with this much snow.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Alan & Linda Julliard" <atjulliard at yahoo.com>
To: <pct-l at backcountry.net>
Sent: Monday, December 15, 2014 4:41 PM
Subject: [pct-l] 2011 Thru-hiker Photo Essay from the Sierras (Big Snow
> Hi Sam!
> I followed your link and enjoyed the story and pictures which reminded me
> of my hike. Check out this photo of Mather Pass from the Funk Brothers
> 1975 hike: http://www.trailjournals.com/photos.cfm?id=210716 which was
> taken at almost the exact same place as your photo. As you can see in the
> graph you have of snow depths over the years at Mammoth Mountain, 1974-5
> was nothing compared to 2011. They were there 3 weeks before yet the
> pictures are almost exactly the same. I was a few days behind them and
> probably followed their tracks over the pass. Back then, all of us who
> made it through had snowshoes or skis, though we only used them part of
> the day after the snow softened. I'm curious as to when you left the snow
> behind for good. I'll bet people (residents, not hikers) are hoping for
> another year like 2011!
> Pct-L mailing list
> Pct-L at backcountry.net
> To unsubscribe, or change options visit:
> List Archives:
> All content is copyrighted by the respective authors.
> Reproduction is prohibited without express permission.
More information about the Pct-L