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Penelope at the top of the couloir, Mt Dana, Tuolumne Meadows, California. September 2004 Photo: Alois Smrz.

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Sarah SimonI can't believe

Sarah Simon

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There is so much snow and snow-ice in the Sierra in September! Wow! -Sarah
Posted Mar 6, 2011 10:19 pm

asmrzRE: I can't believe

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Sarah, The steeper couloirs (steeper than 40 degrees) in the Sierra keep their snow throughout the summer and well into the autumn. By August,the sun transforms the snow into alpine ice. There are many gullies in the Sierra that retain their snow and ice year after year. Its a very good alpine ice climbing terrain. Dana Couloir is one of the best known, easiest and also nicest ice gullies to do in Yosemite/Tuolumne Meadows area. Cheers, Alois.
Posted Mar 7, 2011 12:21 am

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asmrzSubmitted by asmrz
on Sep 28, 2004 1:59 pm

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Lat/Lon: 37.89970°N / 119.2203°W
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