New Snow on the San Francisco Peaks above Flagstaff AZ

9:23 a.m. on May 31, 2009 (EDT)
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It rained here yesterday and left new snow on the peaks which are over 12,000 feet high. The highest point in Arizona. Picture from this morning May 31 at 6 am.

11:44 p.m. on June 2, 2009 (EDT)
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Gary,

Have you been up Humphreys during your time in Flagstaff? I'd like to get up that way (from Phoenix) sometime in the next couple weeks if it is summitable w/o axe. thanks, Steve

2:12 a.m. on June 3, 2009 (EDT)
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I haven't been up there this year yet, but have been in the past. Its a nice hike of about 90 minutes. There's not that much snow to need a ice axe. Most of the snow has since melted away.

10:19 p.m. on June 3, 2009 (EDT)
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Thanks for the beta. I've been up there a number of times. Had a real adventure once on a memorial day hike, more snow than I was fully prepared to deal with. Sounds like a "go" any time I can free myself.

1:48 a.m. on June 4, 2009 (EDT)
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I was up there once and there was snow in the main crater bowl. A friend and I went up in July/August and the snow was drifted and still quite deep. But not anything we could not have walked around, I choose to glissade down thru it as my friend did walk around it.

Look me up with an email when you come I might be able to join you. I have a yahoo group called Hiking_Around_Flagstaff if you would like to check it out. I started it in April when I moved down here from Jackson Hole.

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