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Snowy Grapevines in DV

Something you don't see every day, snowy Grapevine Mtns in Death Valley

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Whitney Portal Road Damaged

http://www.whitneyzone.com/wz/ubbthread ... #Post49210

Attention Whitney hikers: please read the following information regarding the rockslide along the Whitney Portal Road. #epicwinter.

Inyo National Forest
Inyo County Sheriff's Office
Major Rockfall on Whitney Portal Road

Spring Re-opening May be Delayed
Substantial snowfall from an atmospheric river event in mid-January has led to a major rock fall on Whitney Portal Road, causing significant damage to an approximately 100-foot stretch of road. This ...
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White Mountain Access

Hi everybody

Does anyone knows how far we can drive on the White Mountain Road? We have a 4wd.

Is the road drive-able all the way to the gate one mile below Schulman Grove?

Would anyone know?

Debbie?

The Bishop Ranger Station only gives out general info, nothing specific.
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Unknown Photo

The home page of the Tulare County internet site (http://www.tularecounty.ca.gov) displays a photo titled just "mountains in Tulare County". The main peak in the photo looks a lot like Mt Silliman from the north, but none of the surrounding peaks look right. Can anybody ID where the photo was taken from?
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Tyndall/Williamson Day hike record

From looking around, the fastest time via shepherds pass trail is 15 hours car-to-car. That was 15 years ago though, and I'm sure the record has been broken since. Does anyone know if someone has done it in a faster time? Also, would it be faster to summit Tyndall and then hit Williamson, or vice versa?
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Rescue on Register Ridge - Mt Baldy

My friend Ellen Coleman and Sally Morley were rescued on Register Ridge (Mt Baldy) and are now safe

http://mtsanjacinto.info/viewtopic.php? ... ae2#p46075
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Mt. Lyell Early Season

Hi all!

A couple of my hiking partners and I got a JMT permit out of Lyell Canyon for June 18 about two days before all these huge storms hit, back when the snowpack was 35% of average to date. Obviously, we are rethinking these plans, but don't want to relinquish a Lyell Canyon permit so quickly!

What does Mt. Lyell look like in the early season? Presumably there's no crevasse danger that early, but ...
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Mt. Williams / Palisades

Has anyone been up this overlooked summit between Norman Clyde Peak and Palisades Crest? Specifically from the Clyde Glacier side in August? The only route info I can find is the 700ft snow/ice couloir that Secor mentions without a rating. In August I expect that to be pretty much ice and am wondering if the rock faces to the left or right can be climbed at class 4 to low 5. Alternatively, does anyone know ...
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