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It’s very common for spring and summer hikers to encounter snowfields before they have a chance to melt, especially in higher elevations.
Knowing how to cross them safely will be the difference between having a successful adventure and either risking a terrible fall or turning around to head back home early.
Originally posted on She-ra Hikes:
It’s almost 8am and I’m still in my sleeping bag. That’s right baby! Lazy day! Well, I do have several thousand feet to climb today to reach treeline just below the divide near Carson Pass, but still, in miles it will be a short day, so why not linger over…