Lightweight Backpacking After 60 in the Rogue Valley

Conditions

Links to resources that might affect trips, e.g., weather, snow, fire, smoke, roads.

Send corrections, additions to Steve.

Weather

Snow

For those that have Google Earth installed on their computers & want to ‘follow’ the snow pack/melt status [from Mary K.]

  1. Go to: http://www.nohrsc.noaa.gov/earth/
  2. Download: “Snow Analyses Overlays” (.kmz or .kml)
  3. Open the file with Google Earth
  4. in Places sidebar, check category: “Snow Cover” or “Snow Depth”
  5. Zoom into or Search for your place of interest on the map

Fire / Smoke

Roads

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