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Relevant events and information informing the advent of radical changes in conditions affecting backpacking planning.
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News and Information important to High Sierra Backpackers during 2017.
3 10 6 days 1 hour ago
by Alex Wierbinski
Important information for High Sierra Backpackers during 2016 hiking season.
5 5 48 weeks 3 days ago
by Alex Wierbinski
News and Information important to High Sierra Backpackers during 2015
5 8 1 year 19 weeks ago
by Alex Wierbinski
2017 News for all backpackers, and especially High Sierra Backpackers, hikers, horsemen, sportsmen, and other Nature Lovers.
4 4 4 weeks 2 days ago
by Alex Wierbinski
Backpacker News for 2016
7 7 20 weeks 1 day ago
by Alex Wierbinski
Backpacker News for 2015
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Facing ongoing drought, a roiling El Nino in the Central Pacific threatening someone with floods, and a deeply destabilized web of life across the West Coast and East Pacific.
1 1 1 year 25 weeks ago
by Alex Wierbinski
News of Man and Nature across our Drought, Crazy Weather, and Crazy Behavior through the lens of Science.
2 2 1 year 30 weeks ago
by Alex Wierbinski
Yesterday's news is today reality. Stay informed about the path leading to today and tomorrow by keeping up with yesterday.
1 1 1 year 36 weeks ago
by Alex Wierbinski
Weird Spring and tropical weather usher in beginning of Summer.
1 1 1 year 50 weeks ago
by Alex Wierbinski
Important bits of timless information.
5 5 3 years 20 weeks ago
by Alex Wierbinski
Radical new weather patterns are emerging around the world. Changing seasons, wind directions, humidity and rainfall distributions are bringing drought, flooding, and decreasing planetary fertility.
6 6 2 years 50 weeks ago
by Alex Wierbinski
Tracking global responses to the radical change in seasonal weather patters around the world.
2 2 4 weeks 10 hours ago
by Alex Wierbinski
News and information about the effects of changing weather patterns on distributions and intensity of fire and ice, of bloom timings and migrations, and the lives & deaths of countless creatures.
8 8 20 weeks 1 day ago
by Alex Wierbinski
News about changing weather patterns and their effects on Nature and Man.
2 2 1 year 50 weeks ago
by Alex Wierbinski
Pursuing maximum engagement
4 4 1 year 20 weeks ago
by Alex Wierbinski
The fundamental Nature of Reality.
2 2 1 year 22 weeks ago
by Alex Wierbinski

Dedicated to observing and experiencing transitions of seasons and weather along the Sierra Crest between Lake Tahoe and Mount Whitney. Above: hiking North past Wolf Creek Lake after coming up the East Carson River from Carson Falls. In snow conditions.

1 1 7 years 13 weeks ago
by Alex Wierbinski
From the Frying Pan of a four-year drought into the fire of potential fierce tropical flooding from the most powerful El Nino in recorded history during the hottest year in human history.
1 1 1 year 19 weeks ago
by Alex Wierbinski
The most unusual seasons, and seasonal transitions in human memory and records.
1 1 2 years 5 weeks ago
by Alex Wierbinski
Notes and reports on the evolution of the Summer of 2013
2 2 3 years 40 weeks ago
by Alex Wierbinski
Winter into Spring 2013
2 3 23 weeks 1 day ago
by Alex Wierbinski

Delightful view of Meiss Meadow from my snow camp.

 

Post information about your favorite snow camping trips here. Above: Meiss Meadow inside mountains ringing Tahoe basin from my delightful campsite.

3 3 3 years 19 weeks ago
by Alex Wierbinski
Sierra Nevada Snow camping in the Fall demands respect for potential Winter conditions.
1 1 1 year 45 weeks ago
by Alex Wierbinski
Longer days, higher temps, and less fierce storms bring ideal Spring Snow Camping conditions to the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
8 9 2 years 4 weeks ago
by Unidentified Hiker (not verified)
Winter in the Sierra Nevada requires Heavy Gear, excellent navigation and survival skills, and a deep appreciation of the special beauty Winter bestows on the High Sierra.
4 4 4 years 14 weeks ago
by Alex Wierbinski
The strange "Winter" of 2011-2012
2 2 5 years 9 weeks ago
by Alex Wierbinski
Information on Trail conditions as they significantly change between Seasons: The opening in Spring, the end of Mosquitoes in Summer, and the advent of cold travel in Fall, through snow travel in Winter. Changes are tracked here.
3 15 5 years 40 weeks ago
by topperxxx
Information to plan your Fall 2011 Sierra Nevada backpacking trips
3 5 4 years 18 hours ago
by Alex Wierbinski
Reports on High Sierra Trail Conditions Summer 2011
1 1 5 years 35 weeks ago
by Alex Wierbinski
All Season High Sierra Trail Reports Earlier than Spring 2011
1 1 5 years 50 weeks ago
by Alex Wierbinski

Dampened quiet settles with snow and darkness, Carson Falls, April 2000.

Weather Images from the High Sierra Nevada Mountains from Tahoe to Whitney on the Pacific Crest, Tahoe to Yosemite, and John Muir Trails.

9 9 3 years 38 weeks ago
by Alex Wierbinski
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National Multiple Sclerosis Society “Waves to Wine” bicycling event 0 5 years 35 weeks ago
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News-Science: Clarity of Lake Tahoe Declines 0 5 years 34 weeks ago
by Alex Wierbinski
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Lingering snow poses safety risk for mountain hikers 0 5 years 34 weeks ago
by Alex Wierbinski
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Cell Phone Weighs Down Backpack of Self-Discovery 0 5 years 34 weeks ago
by Alex Wierbinski
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Captivated by critters: humans are wired to respond to animals This topic has been moved
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High Sierra Fire and Smoke Information 0 3 years 34 weeks ago
by Alex Wierbinski
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Tahoe to Whitney on NPR: Insight explores Winter Survival Skills 0 3 years 19 weeks ago
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DNC tries to steal public names of National Park Historical Landmarks 0 2 years 16 weeks ago
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