Waiting for the thaw

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Dave M
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Waiting for the thaw

Post by Dave M » Wed Apr 19, 2017 1:18 am

I am looking forward to visiting some favorite high lakes and some new ones. From what reports I have seen most lakes above 3000ft are still iced over.

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Re: Waiting for the thaw

Post by The Quadfather » Wed Apr 19, 2017 11:04 am

I hear ya on the alpine lakes, great times, but it will be a longer freeze this year. If you cross Snoqualmie, you will see that Keechelus is still frozen at least 60%. And that is a big *** lake, and barely at 3000'. Tons of snow still up there.

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Re: Waiting for the thaw

Post by Dave M » Wed Apr 19, 2017 7:23 pm

I saw that about 2 weeks ago at keechelus, and my favorite hike is Annette lake and it still looks completely frozen, 2 years ago we were there the last week of march and it was open water.

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Re: Waiting for the thaw

Post by strider43 » Fri Apr 21, 2017 9:30 am

A lot of lakes are still frozen this year when they typically should be free of ice. Cold winter....

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