Snow is back for the 2017 hiking season! Spectacular amounts fell this winter and spring in the Sierra. The hiking season, especially for PCT’ers and JMT’ers, will revolve around high country snowpack, swollen creeks and the difficulties inflicted on backpackers.
What to do? First off, be careful. Steep snow takes experience to navigate. Steep hard snow, melted and refrozen thru the many warm sunny days and cold nights typical of Californi