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by dw42
July 5th, 2019, 3:21 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Timberline Trail: 6/28/19-6/29/19
Replies: 8
Views: 1524

Re: Timberline Trail: 6/28/19-6/29/19

- Any snow covered sections above significant exposure (cliffs/ledges)? Wondering if there will be any sections this weekend that create a fall hazard (on snow) beyond just sliding down a bit. - What is your estimate for deepest snow cover over any portion of the trail? Above 7000' there are some s...
by dw42
July 1st, 2019, 7:06 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Timberline Trail: 6/28/19-6/29/19
Replies: 8
Views: 1524

Re: Timberline Trail: 6/28/19-6/29/19

I also did the timberline trail but I went clockwise. I did not need microspikes or ice axes but I would definitely recommend hiking poles and boots particularly on the isolated high elevation portions above 7000'. One snowy stretch was about 300' long but the trail alternated between snow and rock ...
by dw42
July 1st, 2019, 7:02 am
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: 2019 Snow Level
Replies: 116
Views: 6468

Re: 2019 Snow Level

Hiked Timberline Trail June 28-29, very little or no snow below 5000 feet, many 100-300 ft sections of snow above 6000 feet between cloud cap campground and gnarl ridge, 5000-6000 feet snow had some impact 10-100' sections
by dw42
June 20th, 2019, 2:01 pm
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: 2019 Snow Level
Replies: 116
Views: 6468

Re: 2019 Snow Level

According to the Timberline Lodge
http://timberlinelodge.com/conditions

1" since 5 am today
0" in previous 72 hours
by dw42
May 31st, 2019, 8:27 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Timberline Trail June 28-29
Replies: 8
Views: 542

Re: Timberline Trail June 28-29

Thanks for the feedback. I will keep my eye on conditions. I will also keep Loowit and some other lower elevation trails as backups. My flight doesn't leave until Sunday June 30 so I may save one of the river crossings for that morning.
by dw42
May 30th, 2019, 9:58 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Timberline Trail June 28-29
Replies: 8
Views: 542

Timberline Trail June 28-29

Good afternoon, I am from South Carolina, I am in my 20s and try to go on extended backpacking trips every year. I have section hiked over half the Appalachian trail and 100 miles in Yosemite. I look forward to hiking in Oregon when I come for work. Thanks for a great site with good information and ...