Well, that doesnt look all that bad. I have very good waterproof Merrill boots, micro spikes and ice axe, if needed. I have really been looking forward to finally do that hike. I know it isnt all that long a hike, but a really nice scenic area. I also am trying to get another shot at mt whitney, for next month, so i thought maybe i can do this hike to help get ready, again. Thanks for the great information on Sonora Peak!