Southern Sierra Snow Line

 
 
 
 
 
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SNOWPACK OBSERVATION
Bishop to Lone Pine
Submission Info
Forecaster
Friday, December 8, 2017 - 8:00am
37° 2' 43.1268" N, 118° 26' 56.7492" W
Snowpit Observations
More detailed information about the snowpack: 

12/8/17:  The farther south from Mammoth, the less and less snow, and the higher and higher snowline.

1st picture above Bishop, form right to left: Wheeler Crest, Mt. Tom (biggest in foreground), Basin, Humphreys, Emmerson, Piute Crags.  ...a little more snow still, and a little lower snow line .... skiable up there?!?!

2nd picture above Big Pine, from left ot right: Mt. Goodale, Cardinal, Split, Tinemaha, Birch.  A bit more snow, snowline a little lower but still quite high.12/8/17:  The farther south from Mammoth, the less and less snow, and the higher and higher snowline.  Click here to see the observation posted that includes a few pictures from the Hwy on 12/8/17.  

3rd picture above Lone PIne.  Not a lot of snow down there in the mountains above Independence and Lone Pine, and quite a high snowline, if you can even call it a snow line.  Picture taken from Whitney Portal Rd & Movie Rd.  Langley, Lone Pine Peak (closest in the middle), Whitney (to the right of center, far back).  

Snowpack photos: 
Bishop 12-8 - skyline - Tom - Basin - Humphreys - Emmerson - Piute
Big Pine 12-8 - Goodale - Cardinal - Split - Tinemaha - Birch
Lone Pine 12-8 - Langley - LP Peak - Whitney

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