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Just enough snow to snowshoe again after our recent weak snowstorm, the first in two months during the current drought. Snowshoe hike in the Tahoe Meadows area, from the lower parking area two miles southwest of the meadows. Snow depth 6″ to 2 feet. Good Lake Tahoe views on a clear cold day.

 

Statistics:
3.51 mi (1.56 mi uphill, 1.51 mi downhill, 0.40 mi flat)
600 ft total ascent – 13.3 % uphill grade, 185.5 % downhill grade
3:04:45 total time (2:39:58 moving, 0:24:47 stopped)
0:45:37 pace (1.3 mph average speed, 3.4 mph max speed)
6.7 difficulty, 10.5 effort

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