Goldmyer HS Snow Conditions

Goldmyer Hot Springs CabinFeb 1st, 2008Photo by the CaretakersView more pictures hereFrom a message posted by BAS in the Goldmyer MSN Group:Our group of 4 made it to the springs over the Feb. 2-3 weekend but not without an extreme test of endurance. We were able to...

High Snows at Scenic-Slide Risk!

I just got off the phone with a friend in Skykomish, Wa (12 west of Scenic HS) and he tells me the settled snow base across the valley and at the same elevation as Scenic is 120″ . . . 10ft. Scenic is on the colder, north facing slope, typically getting more...

Scenic Winter

The trail may be blazed up but that doesn’t make the going any easier. However, the springs sources are running a toasty 115 deg F. Well worth the effort.The view looks out to the north over the Tye River valley. To the right, Highway 2 makes the final climb to...

Snow Plows have blocked access

The snow berm across the entrance of FS850 – image courtesy a friendly WSP trooperWe got a good dumping of snow in the Cascades on Monday . . . up to 14 inches in some places. You can expect snow from Skykomish on up. The pass cam shows US2 unplowed of several...

Snowtime at Scenic

A dusting of snow near the main springs at 3,500ftNot much yet but it’s coming as a new weather system with high winds and a lot of moisture is due in Monday. The freezing level is down around 2,400ft.