by clmbr » Tue Nov 19, 2013 2:27 am
by colinr » Tue Nov 19, 2013 4:24 am
clmbr wrote:most of the trail in a good shape. Practically all the "infamous 99 switchbacks" were covered with hard and in places icy snow. At least micro-spikes would be very helpful. The ridge itself was mostly clear with only occasional icy spots which were easy to walk around over rocks. Same lakes were already frozen and some not. Getting liquid water, however, should not be a problem.
by mtneering » Tue Nov 19, 2013 4:53 pm
SeanReedy wrote: The forecast calls for 8-16 inches of snow along much of the route before the weather clears Friday, with temperatures remaining near freezing up high over the weekend.
by clmbr » Tue Nov 19, 2013 9:41 pm
mtneering wrote:SeanReedy wrote: The forecast calls for 8-16 inches of snow along much of the route before the weather clears Friday, with temperatures remaining near freezing up high over the weekend.
by mtneering » Tue Nov 19, 2013 11:40 pm
by colinr » Wed Nov 20, 2013 2:04 am
by clmbr » Wed Nov 20, 2013 8:20 pm
mtneering wrote:clmbr wrote:Yeah, I’m going there back in January and would prefer to have as much snow by then as Mother Nature can provide, and taught conditions; that what I like while going to Mt Whitney in winter.
If you need/Want a partner let me know! January works for me and my climbing partner (my wife) did Whitney and Muir last winter. We are planning a trip for late January.
by RadiatingHope » Wed Dec 18, 2013 6:27 pm
by Deb » Wed Dec 18, 2013 11:12 pm
RadiatingHope wrote:Anyone have any recent updates regarding the Whitney Portal road conditions or the Mountaineers Route?
Planning a mid-January trip out there and praying for good conditions!
by RadiatingHope » Thu Dec 19, 2013 4:31 am
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