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10b4me

Boulder climber
member since 2002
Nov 28, 2012 - 08:08pm PT
I'm hoping the ice starts to shape up
Cragman

Trad climber
June Lake, California....via the Damascus Road
Nov 28, 2012 - 08:09pm PT
^Lee Vining Canyon is coming in nice...at least on the Chouinard.

Going in there this weekend and will post up some pics.
splitclimber

climber
Sonoma County
Nov 28, 2012 - 09:55pm PT
not gonna run away to nice weather, no siree. no jt for me
seeing what this set of storms can offer this week over there
hoping for snow, not rain
maybe sneak in a boulder climb or two and bother chin for a chalk bag
Cragman

Trad climber
June Lake, California....via the Damascus Road
Nov 29, 2012 - 09:46am PT
Blustery night, which brought temperatures back up considerably. Low this morning of 40F....gusty winds and mostly cloudy, with intermittent rain squalls on top of slush.
Chinchen

climber
Way out there....
Nov 29, 2012 - 11:00am PT
Hit me up Split! I like boulders. And beer.

10b4me

Boulder climber
member since 2002
Nov 29, 2012 - 12:17pm PT


^Lee Vining Canyon is coming in nice...at least on the Chouinard.

Going in there this weekend and will post up some pics.

Yeah, I'd be curious on how the approach is
HighTraverse

Trad climber
Bay Area
Nov 29, 2012 - 02:31pm PT
Going in there this weekend and will post up some pics.
I'd guess this weekend is going to be RIPE avalanche conditions.

Current Tioga Pass forecast for Friday.
Snow. Temperature falling to around 25 by 9am. Very windy, with a southwest wind 45 to 55 mph, with gusts as high as 80 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.
Snow on top of water ice. Wind loaded slabs.

Saturday
Snow showers. High near 36. Very windy, with a southwest wind around 45 mph, with gusts as high as 65 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

Sat night.
Snow. Low around 36. Very windy, with a west southwest wind around 45 mph, with gusts as high as 65 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 7 to 11 inches possible.
Warming with more storm force winds and heavy snow.

Be sure to take pictures!
Cragman

Trad climber
June Lake, California....via the Damascus Road
Nov 30, 2012 - 10:33am PT
A VERY heavy snow began to fall around 0200.....at dawn we had about 5 inches of mashed potatos. Presently 35F and snowing moderately. Wind out of the north at 15 mph.
HighTraverse

Trad climber
Bay Area
Nov 30, 2012 - 11:21am PT
Dean, you're getting the front that came through the Santa Cruz mtns the past 24 hours. I got 3" of rain and plenty of gale force winds.
Enjoy.
Oh......and it's a Very Warm Storm....last night was 54 degrees here at 2850 feet.....usually about 45 in a winter storm.
Cragman

Trad climber
June Lake, California....via the Damascus Road
Nov 30, 2012 - 11:30am PT
Yeah, I'm afraid we are going to see a serious warm-up by tomorrow, leading to some VERY serious flooding. This stuff coming down now is cement.

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adikted

Boulder climber
Tahooooeeeee
Nov 30, 2012 - 11:34am PT
Dumping rain at my house at 6500ft in Truckee.....rain rain rain......although i did mannage to get some dry bouldering in inbetween storms yesterday!!
Capt.

climber
some eastside hovel
Nov 30, 2012 - 11:37am PT
Still not seein' it in Bishop.Pretty overcast but totally climbable.I would love to see a real winter down here though.Haven't skied the "frontcountry" down here for the last couple seasons.
HighTraverse

Trad climber
Bay Area
Nov 30, 2012 - 11:43am PT
Supposed to be similar to the '05 flood
That was a NASTY flood.
Get prepared and good luck.
BuddhaStalin

climber
Truckee, CA
Nov 30, 2012 - 12:00pm PT
Yup. rainy, nasty and 39 degrees at my house, 68 or 6900ft. Watched it rain all night at work, didnt snow for even a minute, ~6100ft.
Vitaliy M.

Mountain climber
San Francisco
Nov 30, 2012 - 12:56pm PT
Well, no flooding where I live! :)
Cragman

Trad climber
June Lake, California....via the Damascus Road
Nov 30, 2012 - 03:17pm PT
Mammoth Mountain has 2 feet and it's still coming down hard....14" on June Mountain.
Cragman

Trad climber
June Lake, California....via the Damascus Road
Nov 30, 2012 - 09:11pm PT
Turned to rain here about 3 hours ago.....and it's getting REALLY ugly out there!

Flooding going on everywhere!
HighTraverse

Trad climber
Bay Area
Nov 30, 2012 - 11:03pm PT
SNOW LEVELS
WILL RISE ABOVE 8000 FEET SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND MAY RISE TO NEAR
10000 FEET SATURDAY NIGHT AND EARLY SUNDAY...BEFORE A COLD FRONT
PASSES THROUGH THE SIERRA AND WESTERN NEVADA SUNDAY. SNOW LEVELS
WILL FALL TO 6000 TO 7000 FEET BEHIND THE FRONT AND QUICKLY END
THE FLOOD THREAT ALONG SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS.

AREAS AT GREATEST RISK FOR FLOODING ARE SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS
ALONG AND WEST OF HIGHWAY 395 FROM LASSEN COUNTY SOUTH THROUGH
THE RENO...TAHOE...CARSON CITY AREA AND INTO NORTHERN MONO
COUNTY. MUD AND ROCK SLIDES ARE POSSIBLE IN AREAS OF STEEP
TERRAIN AND NEAR RECENT WILDFIRE BURN AREAS.
Cragman

Trad climber
June Lake, California....via the Damascus Road
Dec 1, 2012 - 10:30am PT
Wind blew hard all night, and is still going strong...15 mph with gusts to 50. Presently 41F and rising. Gonna be some serious flood potential here beginning later today through tomorrow.
ruppell

climber
Dec 1, 2012 - 12:07pm PT
I was gonna post this in the "When people quote wind speeds" thread but since you mentioned wind. Yesterday morning I went to get some fishing in at Pleasant Valley Reservoir. It was a little windy when I got there but not that bad. Within about an hour all hell broke loose. I was getting tuft in my teeth it was so windy. Crazy thing is the fishing was really good so I stuck it out for about two hours. On my way back up the bank I got hit by a gust that quite literally knocked my on my ass. First time I've ever been blown off my feet by wind. Now I don't wanna quote wind speed here and get people all in a huff but I'm betting over 60MPH to do that.
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