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#144845 - 01/13/11 11:01 PM Re: Isn't anyone winter camping? [Re: hikerduane]
Weldman Offline
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Registered: 11/21/05
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Loc: Sunnyvale, Ca
The road is usaully clear up to Union Valey Resevoir. The Snow start at about 10 more miles in.

The other thing you have to worry about is snow / rock slides since you are going over a few hills tops to get to the lake. The view is great for the Western slope of the sierras.. You are close to Brown Mtn.

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#144847 - 01/13/11 11:17 PM Re: Isn't anyone winter camping? [Re: Weldman]
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Registered: 02/23/03
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Loc: Meadow Valley, CA
Some of the NorthCA Hiking group I have been with on many trips have been there a few times, we hit Carson Pass too. I posted to see if anyone wants to go in Feb to that area. The snow will be settled more by then and easier to go over. I need to go on some trips to use some of the vintage bping stoves I have gathered this last year.

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#155783 - 10/13/11 05:41 PM Re: Isn't anyone winter camping? [Re: Heather-ak]
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Registered: 01/10/10
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Loc: Minden, Nevada
Heather,

Nice trip report. The women in Alaska and BC who savy the bush are tougher than most of the men in the lower 48. Going where few dare to tread.

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#155859 - 10/14/11 09:24 PM Re: Isn't anyone winter camping? [Re: TomD]
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Loc: Marina del Rey,CA
BTW. the wintertrekking site I mentioned above got hacked and is offline. Too bad, it was great site. The owners are trying to get it back up. Absolutely was the best place to get info on deep winter camping. Not that wimpy stuff I do in Yosemite, but the real stuff Phat and Rick do up in the Great White North.
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#155891 - 10/16/11 12:31 PM Re: Isn't anyone winter camping? [Re: TomD]
ppine Offline
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Registered: 01/10/10
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Loc: Minden, Nevada
TomD,

Please tell us more about the Great White North. Does the name Calvin Rustrum ring a fimiliar note?

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#155900 - 10/16/11 04:29 PM Re: Isn't anyone winter camping? [Re: TomD]
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Registered: 02/23/03
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Loc: Meadow Valley, CA
Tom, is that what happened to the site? I've been trying to access it for months now. That would explain, although not much happening in the summer there.
Duane

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#156326 - 10/25/11 11:30 PM Re: Isn't anyone winter camping? [Re: hikerduane]
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Tom, I see they are back up and running. I had to rejoin, waiting to be approved now.
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