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rick johnson

North Sister climb

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Hi all, I am looking for info on North Sister, is the traverse and the Bowling alley relatively free of snow by June. Some friends are going then, I plan on later date myself.

 

I am thinking it will still be pretty solidly snowed in and the top a block of ice in June.

 

Can anyone confirm or give me some idea.

 

Thanks

Rick

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it is a low snow year this year. things are melting. been warm and rainy. The traverse is probably still got some snow in june, but less than normal. and bowling alley will be clear. highly doubt the top be a solid block of ice in june with the weather patterns we've had thus far.

 

also look into access--pole creek way is closed until opened by the FS due to fire last year.

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might be. but after going 2 for 3 on north over a few years, i think it is best (by that I mean..fastest) when it is dry and you can plan on no snow (no ice ax, no crampons). Later in the summer being better for that.

 

 

but ive had fun both ways

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