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Alex here, from Tahoe to Whitney.
Sorry about the delay contacting you. I have had a series of distracting personal events while Nature has cut loose. Nonetheless, I have been tracking the wild weather across the Backpacker News Pages on the Forum and the Backpacker's Calendar on the Trail Guide. I hope you've checked them out and found them useful and informative.
Recent Backpacker News
May 22, 2016
Unstable weather conditions bringing snow and cold rains down onto the two feet of snow already on the crest bring very dangerous conditions for early season backpackers in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
December 11 2015
Our goal here is to track each stage of the Fall-Winter-Spring transition to Summer conditions. Our main goal is to determine when trails will open to Summer conditions.
As Fall comes to a close certain patterns have manifested themselves. These have set the stage for the advent of Winter. We've seen that the remnants, the tail ends of the tropical fronts hitting the Sierra have put a reasonable Fall coat of snow on the Sierra.
Tahoe to Whitney
December 30, 2015
This is the collection point tracking the profound changes in seasonal weather patterns and the resulting chaos in the webs of life that we are experiencing through 2015.
There are three types of High Sierra Backpacking Weather assets: Good Information, Proper application of that information, and your resources and experiences.