Eastern Sierra Ice Report – December 29, 2014

In Conditions Reports, Eastern Sierra Ice Report, From the Range of Light & Fast by Howie SchwartzLeave a Comment

Ice Climbers!

Brrrrrrrr, it’s cold. Just what we need for building ice! With these temps expect the ice to be growing and attaching well to the cliffs of Lee Vining Canyon and June Lake.   Horsetail Falls and Tatums in June Lake are both climbable with caution if not trepidation. Good fun! Roadside Ice should be good for a lazy toprope hero session and appears to have been engineered for this season. Lundy and Parker canyons are good to go for the adventurous, and the ice skating is coming back into vogue with the late freezing of lakes/ponds and  the lack of snowfall. With temperatures forecast to drop to 0 degrees F by New Year’s Eve, it may be time to have a look at some more ephemeral flows on the Eastside.

Enjoy the last gasps of 2014. Ye sure were an interesting one. Have fun on the ice!



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