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Conditions on Brown Mtn. in Southern Cascades?

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I was thinking of trying to skin up Brown Mountain (from 140) this week to get a few turns in. Anyone know if there's enough snow covering the rocks up there?

 

Thanks,

Brandon

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There might be but I wouldn't count on it. I haven't bothered going up that way at all so no first hand knowledge of it.

 

A couple weeks ago somebody who drove over the pass told me it was very thin at pass elevations. We've had some storms since then but the snow level has been very high. In Klamath Falls it rained quite a bit over New Years eve and New years, not even close to snow. (About 4100' but on the dry shadow side.)

 

Crater Lake sounds like they have a decent amount, the rim area is in the vicinity of 6000'. And the brunt of some storms seems to have gone just enough north of 140 to make a difference between the pass and Crater Lake.

 

There's only one way to find out, of course. But I wouldn't expect much of a base, especially at the trailhead elevations.

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