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State of the High Sierra Backcountry – April 2013

In Conditions Reports, Eastern Sierra Backcountry Snow Report by SMG OfficeLeave a Comment

What an interesting season it has been so far. The winter started off perfectly with big wet storms in early December, followed by high ratio snow dumps with uncharacteristically calm winds. This all gave us a very memorable early season of deep light powder skiing throughout the Sierra. It feels like a distant memory now. January featured it’s usual June-uary thaw and began a drought that plagued us all producing record breaking low precip for the two month Jan-Feb time …