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Pacific Crest Trail Snow Conditions - Jun 19, 2019

Below you will find detailed and current snow conditions for the entire Pacific Crest Trail. Types of information include current/average snow amount for date, current snow coverage, minimum/average/maximum amount for April 1st and an elevation profile so you can contrast snow conditions with elevation. Snow condtions are presented in graph and tabular format. This looks at trail snow, not snow pack. Things to consider before entering the sierra early. PCT SWE and Coverage from Kennedy Meadow to Echo Lake. JMT SWE and Coverage from Crabtree Meadow to Tuolumne Meadow. Data originates from SNODAS modeled data and NOHRSC/NSIDC.

6/19/2019 - PCT/JMT, Crabtree Mdw to Tuolumne Mdw - 181.8 miles - Well above average, %341
Covered by snow: 55.9%, No snow: 44.1%, Above average: 52.1%, Below average: 29.9%, About average: 18.1%,
Section detail: Kennedy Meadows to Echo Lake.

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Pacific Crest Trail Snow Conditions
Click image for larger version or this Large Full Detail Image - Chart updates every 3 or 4 days from Nov 1 to Jul 28.

Sierra Entry Indicator - The SEI is to help you determine what snow conditions are like in the heart of the sierra. This looks at hundreds of locations between Crabtree Meadow and Tuolumne Meadow (182 miles, perfectly overlapping the JMT) and gets the percent of average snow conditions. The SEI updates between Nov 1st and June 16th, so long as the historical SWE for the date is > 5". Last Update: Jun 4, 2019. Trail snow, not snow pack, is 339% of average for this date.

(for entertainment purposes only)

SEI Indicator

April 1st historical links: 2004 :: 2005 :: 2006 :: 2007 :: 2008 :: 2009 :: 2010 :: 2011 :: 2012 :: 2013 :: 2014 :: 2015 :: 2016 :: 2017 :: 2018 :: 2019

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Pacific Crest Trail Snow Table, Highest to Lowest Order

This table has locations with SWE ordered from highest to lowest. Only locations with an average SWE greater than 3 inches are shown. Elevations are in feet, other values are inches unless otherwise stated. Click on column heading to sort by that column.

Trail MileJun 19, 2019 - Locations within a mile of measurementSWESWE Avg% SWE AvgElev
1164.9same road, creek, creeklet to right of trail50.412.24137919
1024.6Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest40.613.13109286
1104.5Gilmore Lake tr jct, water & camp site, Half Moon Lake tr jct39.37.85048326
1169.9dirt road, dirt road, dirt road37.610.83488062
999.6Lake/pond, Lake/pond, campsite36.535.91029454
924.5Madera County, JMT/PCT jct, Thousand Island Lake36.57.846810102
1894.7Cowhorn Traverse tr jct, campsite, Klamath County36.214.32537055
1109.5Fontanillis Lake, Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, Lake/pond35.36.85198273
994.6Lake/pond, Lake/pond, S end of Grace Meadow34.110.83168663
1140.0Spring, cross 3 creeklets, creek32.15.75637683
2254.8creeklet, creeklet, spring31.724.91275752
1034.6Spring, old fence line, Golden Canyon30.813.52289178
1909.7Deschutes National Forest, creeklet30.418.31666948
1039.6E Fork Wolf Crk, Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, Middle Fork Wolf Crk30.411.22718342
969.6Smedberg Lake, Smedberg Lake, Lake/pond30.16.94369318
2259.8spur trail to crk, Killen Creek, Lake/pond28.820.41415925
1214.9Silver Lake/Long Lake/Mt Elwell tr jct, seep27.63.77467335
1904.7creeklet, Lake/pond, Lake/pond27.413.12096003
1869.8Howlock Mtn/Diamond Lake tr jct26.414.61817124
1009.6Pacific Crest Trl, Emmigrant Pass tr jct26.125.110410028
1129.5(no description)24.611.02247822
2529.8Glacier Creek, Glacier Ridge Tr Jct24.25.54405526
1979.6Reese Lake, Separation Creek, Foley Ridge tr jct22.17.92806503
1114.5creek & waterfall, Phipps Creek, Phipps Crk21.54.74577898
1159.9dirt road, creek, Upper Castle Creek20.26.63067404
1585.0campsite, Trinity Alps Wilderness, South Fork Lakes tr jct19.84.54405977
930.0Lake/pond, Lake/pond, Lake/pond19.03.751410503
1874.8(no description)18.38.62136844
1864.8Mt Thielsen tr jct18.212.51467265
1019.6to parking area, cross paved access road, Sonora Pass/Kennedy Mdw North18.115.41189651
1299.8creek, Plumas County, creek17.64.14295687
959.5Spiller Creek16.115.01078858
964.6Matterhorn Creek, Matterhorn Cyn/Burro Pass tr jct16.16.72408441
1029.6Stanislaus National Forest, Boulder Lake tr jct15.97.02278767
1580.0Mavis Lake tr jct, Siskiyou County, Trinity County15.96.32527148
2544.8(no description)15.927.2584995
1264.8Big Creek Rd, Quincy, spring15.54.73305512
1174.9Nevada County, trail skirts edge of road, join jeep road15.49.31667974
1099.5Eldorado National Forest, spur trail left to Lake Aloha, Lake/pond15.43.14978190
1004.6W Fork W Walker River bridge/near tr jct, West Fork West Walker River, Cinko Lake tr jct14.810.31448607
1084.5Eldorado National Forest, Schneider Camp tr jct, Schneider Camp/17E16 tr jct14.713.61088974
2289.8Bypass tr jct, spring near small meadow, spring14.55.62595979
1899.7Lake/pond14.413.91045710
2249.8spur trail to pond/meadow, Stagman Ridge/Rd 120 tr jct13.519.3705606
839.6Lake/pond, Lake/pond, Evolution Creek13.07.218111262
1145.0creek, Painted Rock tr jct, North Fork American River13.03.43827570
1014.6notch on steep wall, Lake/pond, Mono County12.841.23110768
894.5Purple Creek, Purple Lake12.23.435910311
844.6Lake/pond, Evolution Valley, Lake/pond12.26.71829920
954.5Cold Canyon, Cold Canyon11.89.71228708
1274.8Gold Lake tr jct, Silver Lake tr jct, Bucks Lake tr jct11.34.62466840
989.6Lake/pond, Jack Main Cyn South tr jct, Falls Creek9.45.71658080
935.0(no description)8.55.81478996
1809.8campsite, creeklet, campsite8.310.1826726
1934.7Lake/pond, Lake/pond, Lake/pond8.08.7926323
1044.6Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, Bull Cyn tr jct, Noble Canyon8.011.4709310
1049.6Ebbets Pass tr jct, State Hwy 4, Lake/pond7.35.11438731
1969.6Koosah Mtn7.210.8676424
2284.8Walupt Creek, spur to Sheep Lake, Sheep Lake6.713.3505673
1354.7Kings Crk Mdw/Bench Lake/Falls tr jct, Shasta County6.05.61076241
2539.8(no description)5.622.4254772
1974.6creeklet, water, campsite5.55.21065937
1309.8near pond, view Lassen Pk/Peek of Mt Shasta, Butte County High Point tr jct5.16.8757014
1879.7Douglas County5.06.8746681
1119.5Richardson Lake, spur trail Richardson Lake, Richardson Lake4.67.1657531
2519.6Red Pass, Red Pass, White Chuck River4.415.9286426
2219.8Lake Sebago, Lake/pond, Blue Lake4.410.6424715
2634.9Whatcom County, Holman Pass4.012.1335499
2034.5Lake/pond, Lake/pond, Shale Lake2.43.8635742
1914.7swampy pond, Lake/pond, larger pond1.03.6285722
2424.5campsite, campsite, campsite0.95.8165070
1829.8Union Peak tr jct0.87.3116234
2334.7creeklet, Anderson Lake, campsite0.728.925393
2224.8Placid Lake tr jct, campsite, Lake/pond0.617.045014
1534.6seep, Spring, Spring0.23.366776
919.5(no description)0.04.309625
1079.6Upper Truckee River, Lake/pond, Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit0.03.008672
1959.6Lake/pond, Lake/pond, Lake/pond0.03.805549
2279.8Lake/pond, Lake/pond, Walupt Lake tr jct0.010.005001
2359.7creeklet, Pierce County, Yakima County0.011.205032
2439.5creeklet, campsite, campsite0.019.105427
2599.7Skagit County, Granite Pass, Okanogan County0.03.306683
1135.0Alpine Meadows Ski Area, S ridge of Ward Peak0.05.408390
1854.8Klamath County0.05.906207
2414.6campsite, campsite, Kendall Peak0.05.004851
2494.7near Glasses Lake spur, crest, Snohomish County0.07.605110
950.0Yosemite Valley/McGee Lake tr jct, Tuolumne River, Glen Aulin High Sierra Camp tr jct0.06.807977
1349.7Lassen National Forest, Willow Creek, spring0.05.205924
1989.6Scott Lake TH tr jct, Spring0.011.606277
2229.8dirt road, dirt road, Trout Lake0.09.704276
2309.7creek, Goat Rocks Wilderness, South Fork Clear Creek0.08.304905
2389.6Nat For Dev Rd 154, power lines, dirt road0.04.104008
2469.5creeklet, Surprise Crk tr jct, Lake/pond0.010.004779
2629.8Devils Backbone/NE ridge, Nat For Dev Rd 2000, Jim Pass0.024.406198
1324.8Buck Mtn tr jct, Plumas County, Tehama County0.04.507586
1804.92014 790 Fire, nice view of Klamath Falls, Divide Trail tr jct0.04.006788
1964.6Deschutes National Forest, Elk Lake Resort, Deschutes County0.05.605297
2124.9Top Spur tr jct, Mount Hood Wilderness, Clackamas County0.04.104249
2444.5spring, spring, spring0.04.203358
2524.7Baekos Creek, White Chuck River0.016.903944
2604.7(no description)0.08.205381
1539.5Trinity County0.03.807636
1859.8Nat For Dev Rd 961, Mount Thielsen Wilderness, Fremont-Winema National Forests0.03.305961
1939.7(no description)0.09.305984
2019.5Linn County0.05.406293
2339.7spur to TH parking, State Hwy 410, Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest0.028.405406
2419.6campsite, campsite, campsite0.014.805069
2499.8Top Lake tr jct, Lake/pond, Wenatchee Pass0.06.104520
1834.8creeklet, creeklet, Trapper Creek0.07.605978
1994.6Lake/pond, N Mathieu Lake tr jct, Lake/pond0.03.305410
2234.8creek, spring, creeklets0.09.104047
2314.7Lake/pond, Lake/pond, Lake/pond0.020.505522
2394.6old dirt road, spring, dirt road0.04.003804
2474.5Chelan County, creeklet, creeklet0.012.104640
2554.5near Buck Crk Pass tr jct, Snohomish County, Miners Creek0.013.304570
1089.5creek, near tr jct N of Benwood Meadow, Eldorado National Forest0.03.707576
1569.5Trinity Alps Wilderness, Siskiyou County0.03.606438
1889.7Nat For Dev Rd 60, unnamed tr jct, campsite0.03.105818
2049.5Lake/pond, Lake/pond, Lake/pond0.08.006391
2449.5Spinola Crk tr jct0.03.003480
904.5Ansel Adams Wilderness, John Muir Wilderness, Crater Creek0.08.408661
1304.8unknown tr jct, Butte County0.03.606639
1704.8Klamath National Forest, Sheep Camp Spring, campsite0.06.306867
1944.7Lake/pond, Lake/pond, Lake/pond0.08.805703
2104.9Hwy 35 Barlow Pass to I-84 Cascade Locks, Old Hwy 35 TH, Barlow Rd0.05.404160
2264.8Lava Spring, Mount Adams Wilderness, creek0.05.104519
2344.7Pierce County, Mt Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Bear Gap0.012.105944
2504.8Saddle Gap, Saddle Gap, Pass Creek0.010.105054
1359.8Horseshoe Lake tr jct, slow moving creeklet, Swan Lake0.04.706687
1839.8S Fork Copeland Crk, South Fork Copeland Creek, Bybee Crk tr jct0.08.205452
2239.8old dirt road, Trout Lake Creek, North Fork Trout Lake Creek0.09.103759
2319.7Lake/pond, Lake/pond, Lake/pond0.017.605045
2399.6Yakima Pass, Twilight Lake, Twilight Lake outlet0.08.303661
2480.0creeklet, power lines, creeklet0.07.104576
2559.6rocky area, round Sitting Bull Mt0.018.605104
2639.9Woody Pass, Trail 473 tr jct0.08.006681
1094.6spring, creeklet, Pacific Crest Trl0.04.007479
1575.0standing water, campsite, Marshy Lake/E Boulder Lake tr jct0.06.207064
2055.0Many Lakes Viewpoint, Lake/pond, Jefferson County0.06.105676
2214.8small meadow, Sheep Lakes, Indian Heaven Wilderness0.07.404149
2294.8Elk Pass, Coyote tr jct, creek0.018.006661
2374.6Blowout Mtn tr jct, campsite, campsite0.04.705231
2454.5(no description)0.011.805088
2534.8Fire Creek Pass, Mica Lake, Fire Crk Pass0.017.105821
2615.0Pacific Crest Trail 2000, crest, Grasshopper Pass0.05.006772
1150.0(no description)0.09.108113
1229.93 point dirt road jct, Johnsville Mc Crea Rd, East Hapkins Seep0.04.006482
1709.8Spring, old jeep road, Spring0.03.206460
1949.7near Cougar Flat, Cougar Flat, Spring0.08.205856
2029.5Swallow Lake/Shirley Lake tr jct0.03.806444
2109.9Salmon River, unsigned trail crossing, camp sites0.012.205987
2349.7campsite, Norse Peak tr jct, Basin Lakes tr jct0.013.706355
2429.6swampy area, swampy area, spring0.05.203253
2509.9Lake Sally Ann, Cady Ridge tr jct, Snohomish County0.012.805611
1524.6campsite, Soapstone tr jct0.04.006292
1844.8Sphagnum Bog tr jct0.08.606032
2244.8Nat For Dev Rd 521, creek, campsite0.017.804052
2324.7Lake/pond, Carlton Crk tr jct, Fish Lake0.08.304157
2404.6campsite, other, Olallie Crk0.013.403658
2564.6near Hemlock Camp, South Fork Agnes Creek0.04.503374
2644.9Hopkins Pass0.09.905909
1179.9Mule Ears Crk0.06.507675
1339.8Tehama County, dirt road, dirt road0.03.705727
2299.7creeklet, creeklet, creeklet0.08.404883
2459.5creek, spring, spring0.015.903955
2619.5near road 500, gap0.018.006598
834.6Middle Fork Kings River, Lake/pond, Lake/pond0.04.2011126
1074.6Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, Forestdale Crk0.06.308451
1314.8Humboldt Rd, Tehama County, NE ridge/Robber Roost0.03.006594
1954.6Mac Lake, Mac Lake, Lake/pond0.03.105118
2114.9Lost Creek, Lost Creek, Lost Creek0.06.505417
2274.8spur to ridge top camping, Lake/pond, pond0.015.305586
2354.7campsite, Arch Rock tr jct0.015.406052
2434.5campsite0.09.304343
2594.6State Hwy 20, Hwy 20 Rainy Pass to Canadian Border, Skagit County0.05.504878
1209.9dirt road, dirt road, trail to Deer Lake0.05.307466
1529.6Trinity County0.04.706750
1849.8possible water cache, Crater Lake Hwy N, Hiker/Equestrian/Rim tr jct0.025.806465
2329.7campsite, Yakima County, campsite0.024.305646
2489.6Smith Brook, Union Gap, Snohomish County0.07.804835
945.0dirt road jct, Soda Springs spur, Soda Springs0.03.508603
1824.8(no description)0.05.106446
2304.7Yakima County, Shoe Lake tr jct, campsite0.024.806542
2384.6Kittitas County, near end of old dirt road, King County0.04.204628
2464.5Deception Lakes outlet, Deception Crk tr jct, Deception Lakes0.014.405056
2624.7pass above Benson Crk, Buffalo Pass0.023.806687

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