Emigrant Wilderness -- Pinecrest

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Emigrant Wilderness -- Pinecrest

Post by bobby49 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 10:14 am

Apparently the Pinecrest area is still trying to dig out from the winter's snow. I am told that the forest road from Pinecrest to Gianelli Cabin is not yet open for the season due to snow and mud.

Any predictions for the next few weeks?








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Re: Emigrant Wilderness -- Pinecrest

Post by rlown » Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:09 pm

If you really want to get out, pick a reservoir as a destination. The roads are generally plowed early to check on the dam, etc.

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Post by c9h13no3 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:55 pm

The Emigrant has more snow that pretty much anywhere in the Sierra. I'd bet late.
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Re: Emigrant Wilderness -- Pinecrest

Post by gary c. » Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:18 am

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Re: Emigrant Wilderness -- Pinecrest

Post by rlown » Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:22 am

I was going to Gianelli Cabin in August '82. We got there, but Whitesides meadow was a challenge as it was knee-deep in snow. We headed for the Wire lks.
That was August '82. We came back out Crabtree TH, crossing a nasty high river which we had to divert a mile up to cross, and had to walk into pinecrest as we exited early. We were dropped off, and had to find a phone to call for the ride. Left knee still hates me to this day for that.
Snow was everywhere and especially under the trees.
Then, a naked couple strolled through the upper side of Whitesides; Naked woman on the horse and the naked man leading the horse. :lol:

Pick a different option for this snow year.

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