Lake Tahoe, CA Backcountry Report: Incredibly Good Snow Up High

Miles Clark | BackcountryBackcountry | Conditions ReportConditions Report

I headed out into the backcountry with my good buddy and fellow guide, Jules Hanna.

Jules knows the Tahoe backcountry 1,000% better than me.

He told me where to go and I went.

Sierra Crest.

He was right.

Jules on a slippery slope in a gorgeous zone today. image: snowbrains

Dry, recrystallized, sugary, dreamy powder.

You had to get high to get it.

You had to walk on dirt, bushes, rocks to get down from it.

It was worth it.

Big surface hoar today in low lying areas near streams. image: snowbrains


Forecast for base of Squaw. image: noaa, today

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