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Pacific Crest Trail Snow Conditions - Jun 25, 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. View the snow map. Data originates from SNODAS modeled data and NOHRSC/NSIDC.

6/25/2019 - PCT/JMT, Crabtree Mdw to Tuolumne Mdw - 181.8 miles - Well above average, %234
Covered by snow: 36.4%, No snow: 63.6%, Above average: 33.2%, Below average: 35.1%, About average: 31.8%,
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 25, 2019 - Locations within a mile of measurementSWESWE Avg% SWE AvgElev
1164.9same road, creek, creeklet to right of trail43.08.74947919
1894.7Cowhorn Traverse tr jct, campsite, Klamath County31.111.92617055
1024.6Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest30.07.54009286
1104.5Gilmore Lake tr jct, water & camp site, Half Moon Lake tr jct29.34.95988326
1169.9dirt road, dirt road, dirt road28.47.43848062
2254.8creeklet, creeklet, spring28.122.11275752
1909.7Deschutes National Forest, creeklet25.515.21686948
924.5Madera County, JMT/PCT jct, Thousand Island Lake25.05.843110102
2259.8spur trail to crk, Killen Creek, Lake/pond24.617.71395925
1140.0Spring, cross 3 creeklets, creek24.53.37427683
999.6Lake/pond, Lake/pond, campsite24.428.4869454
994.6Lake/pond, Lake/pond, S end of Grace Meadow21.96.73278663
1904.7creeklet, Lake/pond, Lake/pond21.99.92216003
1039.6E Fork Wolf Crk, Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, Middle Fork Wolf Crk21.38.12638342
1869.8Howlock Mtn/Diamond Lake tr jct21.114.31487124
1034.6Spring, old fence line, Golden Canyon20.58.22509178
1109.5Fontanillis Lake, Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, Lake/pond20.14.05038273
2529.8Glacier Creek, Glacier Ridge Tr Jct20.03.85265526
969.6Smedberg Lake, Smedberg Lake, Lake/pond16.34.43709318
1979.6Reese Lake, Separation Creek, Foley Ridge tr jct15.65.82696503
1129.5(no description)13.37.31827822
1874.8(no description)13.27.71716844
1864.8Mt Thielsen tr jct12.111.91027265
2544.8(no description)11.824.1494995
1009.6Pacific Crest Trl, Emmigrant Pass tr jct11.517.26710028
1159.9dirt road, creek, Upper Castle Creek10.03.62787404
2289.8Bypass tr jct, spring near small meadow, spring9.93.23095979
2249.8spur trail to pond/meadow, Stagman Ridge/Rd 120 tr jct8.915.5575606
1580.0Mavis Lake tr jct, Siskiyou County, Trinity County6.74.81407148
1264.8Big Creek Rd, Quincy, spring6.33.31915512
839.6Lake/pond, Lake/pond, Evolution Creek6.04.712811262
1174.9Nevada County, trail skirts edge of road, join jeep road4.84.71027974
844.6Lake/pond, Evolution Valley, Lake/pond4.44.41009920
1029.6Stanislaus National Forest, Boulder Lake tr jct4.24.01058767
1084.5Eldorado National Forest, Schneider Camp tr jct, Schneider Camp/17E16 tr jct4.27.9538974
1019.6to parking area, cross paved access road, Sonora Pass/Kennedy Mdw North4.19.9419651
1934.7Lake/pond, Lake/pond, Lake/pond3.36.4526323
959.5Spiller Creek3.310.3328858
964.6Matterhorn Creek, Matterhorn Cyn/Burro Pass tr jct3.04.6658441
1969.6Koosah Mtn3.08.8346424
1004.6W Fork W Walker River bridge/near tr jct, West Fork West Walker River, Cinko Lake tr jct2.47.3338607
2519.6Red Pass, Red Pass, White Chuck River2.212.9176426
1809.8campsite, creeklet, campsite2.28.2276726
1014.6notch on steep wall, Lake/pond, Mono County1.933.5610768
2539.8(no description)1.818.9104772
2284.8Walupt Creek, spur to Sheep Lake, Sheep Lake1.810.2185673
954.5Cold Canyon, Cold Canyon1.87.6248708
1879.7Douglas County1.25.2236681
2634.9Whatcom County, Holman Pass0.99.895499
1309.8near pond, view Lassen Pk/Peek of Mt Shasta, Butte County High Point tr jct0.03.907014
1949.7near Cougar Flat, Cougar Flat, Spring0.05.205856
2029.5Swallow Lake/Shirley Lake tr jct0.03.006444
2109.9Salmon River, unsigned trail crossing, camp sites0.08.705987
2349.7campsite, Norse Peak tr jct, Basin Lakes tr jct0.011.806355
2429.6swampy area, swampy area, spring0.03.803253
2509.9Lake Sally Ann, Cady Ridge tr jct, Snohomish County0.010.905611
1150.0(no description)0.06.008113
1844.8Sphagnum Bog tr jct0.05.406032
2244.8Nat For Dev Rd 521, creek, campsite0.014.904052
2324.7Lake/pond, Carlton Crk tr jct, Fish Lake0.06.504157
2404.6campsite, other, Olallie Crk0.011.003658
2564.6near Hemlock Camp, South Fork Agnes Creek0.03.003374
2644.9Hopkins Pass0.07.705909
1044.6Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, Bull Cyn tr jct, Noble Canyon0.07.809310
2219.8Lake Sebago, Lake/pond, Blue Lake0.08.404715
2299.7creeklet, creeklet, creeklet0.06.904883
2459.5creek, spring, spring0.013.903955
2619.5near road 500, gap0.014.206598
1179.9Mule Ears Crk0.04.107675
2114.9Lost Creek, Lost Creek, Lost Creek0.03.805417
2274.8spur to ridge top camping, Lake/pond, pond0.012.705586
2354.7campsite, Arch Rock tr jct0.012.506052
2594.6State Hwy 20, Hwy 20 Rainy Pass to Canadian Border, Skagit County0.03.604878
834.6Middle Fork Kings River, Lake/pond, Lake/pond0.03.1011126
1529.6Trinity County0.03.606750
1849.8possible water cache, Crater Lake Hwy N, Hiker/Equestrian/Rim tr jct0.022.306465
2329.7campsite, Yakima County, campsite0.021.605646
2489.6Smith Brook, Union Gap, Snohomish County0.06.104835
1209.9dirt road, dirt road, trail to Deer Lake0.03.307466
1824.8(no description)0.03.206446
2224.8Placid Lake tr jct, campsite, Lake/pond0.013.605014
2304.7Yakima County, Shoe Lake tr jct, campsite0.021.906542
2464.5Deception Lakes outlet, Deception Crk tr jct, Deception Lakes0.011.605056
2624.7pass above Benson Crk, Buffalo Pass0.019.706687
2279.8Lake/pond, Lake/pond, Walupt Lake tr jct0.08.305001
2359.7creeklet, Pierce County, Yakima County0.08.505032
2439.5creeklet, campsite, campsite0.016.805427
1854.8Klamath County0.04.506207
2334.7creeklet, Anderson Lake, campsite0.026.505393
2414.6campsite, campsite, Kendall Peak0.03.004851
2494.7near Glasses Lake spur, crest, Snohomish County0.06.305110
1349.7Lassen National Forest, Willow Creek, spring0.04.705924
1829.8Union Peak tr jct0.05.306234
1989.6Scott Lake TH tr jct, Spring0.09.606277
2229.8dirt road, dirt road, Trout Lake0.07.304276
2309.7creek, Goat Rocks Wilderness, South Fork Clear Creek0.05.404905
2469.5creeklet, Surprise Crk tr jct, Lake/pond0.07.904779
2629.8Devils Backbone/NE ridge, Nat For Dev Rd 2000, Jim Pass0.021.006198
1964.6Deschutes National Forest, Elk Lake Resort, Deschutes County0.03.805297
2124.9Top Spur tr jct, Mount Hood Wilderness, Clackamas County0.03.404249
2444.5spring, spring, spring0.03.003358
2524.7Baekos Creek, White Chuck River0.011.603944
2604.7(no description)0.05.805381
1939.7(no description)0.07.705984
2019.5Linn County0.04.206293
2339.7spur to TH parking, State Hwy 410, Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest0.024.305406
2419.6campsite, campsite, campsite0.012.805069
2499.8Top Lake tr jct, Lake/pond, Wenatchee Pass0.04.604520
1354.7Kings Crk Mdw/Bench Lake/Falls tr jct, Shasta County0.04.606241
1834.8creeklet, creeklet, Trapper Creek0.05.205978
2234.8creek, spring, creeklets0.06.204047
2314.7Lake/pond, Lake/pond, Lake/pond0.017.405522
2394.6old dirt road, spring, dirt road0.03.003804
2474.5Chelan County, creeklet, creeklet0.09.604640
2554.5near Buck Crk Pass tr jct, Snohomish County, Miners Creek0.010.004570
2049.5Lake/pond, Lake/pond, Lake/pond0.07.106391
1704.8Klamath National Forest, Sheep Camp Spring, campsite0.04.506867
1944.7Lake/pond, Lake/pond, Lake/pond0.06.105703
2104.9Hwy 35 Barlow Pass to I-84 Cascade Locks, Old Hwy 35 TH, Barlow Rd0.04.004160
2264.8Lava Spring, Mount Adams Wilderness, creek0.03.604519
2344.7Pierce County, Mt Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Bear Gap0.09.605944
2424.5campsite, campsite, campsite0.03.505070
2504.8Saddle Gap, Saddle Gap, Pass Creek0.08.105054
904.5Ansel Adams Wilderness, John Muir Wilderness, Crater Creek0.05.808661
1359.8Horseshoe Lake tr jct, slow moving creeklet, Swan Lake0.03.806687
1839.8S Fork Copeland Crk, South Fork Copeland Creek, Bybee Crk tr jct0.06.005452
2239.8old dirt road, Trout Lake Creek, North Fork Trout Lake Creek0.06.103759
2319.7Lake/pond, Lake/pond, Lake/pond0.014.905045
2399.6Yakima Pass, Twilight Lake, Twilight Lake outlet0.06.803661
2480.0creeklet, power lines, creeklet0.05.804576
2559.6rocky area, round Sitting Bull Mt0.015.705104
2639.9Woody Pass, Trail 473 tr jct0.06.106681
1119.5Richardson Lake, spur trail Richardson Lake, Richardson Lake0.03.807531
1575.0standing water, campsite, Marshy Lake/E Boulder Lake tr jct0.04.007064
2055.0Many Lakes Viewpoint, Lake/pond, Jefferson County0.05.405676
2214.8small meadow, Sheep Lakes, Indian Heaven Wilderness0.05.704149
2294.8Elk Pass, Coyote tr jct, creek0.015.706661
2374.6Blowout Mtn tr jct, campsite, campsite0.03.005231
2454.5(no description)0.08.105088
2534.8Fire Creek Pass, Mica Lake, Fire Crk Pass0.013.005821
935.0(no description)0.04.908996

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