[pct-l] south from Tehachapi

neil.lacey neil.lacey at comcast.net
Mon Mar 25 16:49:46 CDT 2019

Thanks ... starting North April 8 and wondering about the snowNeilSent from my Samsung Galaxy smartphone.
-------- Original message --------From: DANIEL COHEN <dofdear at cox.net> Date: 3/25/19  2:28 PM  (GMT-05:00) To: Susan Virnig <susan at newstories.org> Cc: Pct-L at backcountry.net Subject: Re: [pct-l] south from Tehachapi Susan,Postholer (Scott) once told me that the snow data updates every 3 days from NOAA Satellite imagery data.  Some time ago I posted to both the Posthole and PCT-L sites information and methods on how to use Postholer Maps to predict snow level depths.  Please see https://www.postholer.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=2847 https://www.postholer.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=2847   and there is also a reference to the PCT-L post.  The post is long and some may find it complicated.  Let me know if I can be of further assistance. Also I posted this to the PCT-L so others may benefit from our conversation.Thumper aka dofdear > On March 25, 2019 at 2:04 PM Susan Virnig <susan at newstories.org> wrote:> >     Hey, Thumper,> >     Thanks a lot!  Very helpful.  > >     I did not know about Postholer’s snow map!  When I looked there, Sections, F, E and C appear to be free of snow.  Do you know how accurate his map is?  It says, " Trail snow  takes a single modeled value at thousands of specific locations along the trail…”  So if the map is based on modeled values, do you know how useful it is?  I ran into him once about 13 miles north of Seiad Valley, and when he gave his name, I asked, “Are you THE Postholer?” and indeed it was him!  I thanked him so much for all his work! > >     —Susan> > >         > >         On Mar 25, 2019, at 10:28 AM, DANIEL COHEN < dofdear at cox.net mailto:dofdear at cox.net > wrote:> > > >         Hi Susan,> >         I've responded in kind,> > > >         1.  Not sure where you are starting from but for bus service check out https://webstore.trailways.com/buy-bus-tickets/tehachapi-ca .> > > >         2.  Personally I like the Postholer Google Maps with the Snow Depth Map Skin.  Check out https://www.postholer.com/google-map/Pacific-Crest-Trail/1 .> > > >         3.  Do not know.> > > >         4. I do not but in reviewing the Postholer map there does not appear to be much snow along the PCT through Angeles NF.  My opinion would be to hike the PCT.> > > >         5. I always carry something...> > > >         6.  HYOH - Today the San Diego county UV levels are pretty high (+8) for this early in the year so if sun exposure is an issue then you know the answer...> > > >         7. There is no snow currently in the Lagunas.  Again, review the snow map.> > > >         Hope this helps and please feel free to reach up for additional questions> > > >         Thumper aka dofdear> >         _______________________________________________> >         Pct-L mailing list> >         Pct-L at backcountry.net mailto:Pct-L at backcountry.net> >         To unsubscribe, or change options visit:> >         http://mailman.backcountry.net/mailman/listinfo/pct-l> > > >         List Archives:> >         http://mailman.backcountry.net/pipermail/pct-l/> >         All content is copyrighted by the respective authors.> >         Reproduction is prohibited without express permission.> > > >     > >  _______________________________________________Pct-L mailing listPct-L at backcountry.netTo unsubscribe, or change options visit:http://mailman.backcountry.net/mailman/listinfo/pct-lList Archives:http://mailman.backcountry.net/pipermail/pct-l/All content is copyrighted by the respective authors.Reproduction is prohibited without express permission.

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