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[pct-l] Mt Whitney conditions - Walker Pass Weather

7-17 thru 7-23 AVERAGE air Temp at Walker Pass was 83.5 Max was 105.9 Min

Walker Pass weather

Bear Peak weather

Blackrock Ranger Station

Southern and central Californa RAWS summary

Walker Pass and Bear Peak RAWS are almost on the trail.

Consider haveing some rehydration solution with you

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <joph@piedmontbsa.org>
To: <pct-l@mailman.backcountry.net>
Sent: Saturday, July 23, 2005 11:08 AM
Subject: [pct-l] Mt Whitney conditions

> Hi all--
> My husband and I are planning to hike section F over Mt. Whitney at the
> end of next week and are wondering if anyone knows what snow conditions
> are like. I know the snow has been melting pretty fast and to be honest
> I'm more concerned about the heat at Walker Pass as well as water
> availability, but having spoken to some people who have recently passed
> through Tioga Pass where there is apparently still quite a bit of snow I
> got to thinking that it might still be pretty deep over Mt. Whitney where
> we plan to come out. A while back someone posted some websites for the
> area but that was only moderately helpful. So, has anyone done this
> section recently and or have info on Mt. Whitney?
> Thank you, as always, Kerry and Jo(aka Fish and Chips)
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