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Clint

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« Reply #25 on: April 21, 2017, 08:13:53 PM »
Thanks Dave!

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« Reply #26 on: April 22, 2017, 06:28:47 PM »
Hey Hillbasher,

I was told the snow is compacted, so you can hike on it. Is that incorrect?
Also, where do you rent them? Nothing here in LA.

Thanks for your suggestion!
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« Reply #27 on: April 25, 2017, 01:12:44 PM »
Any update on the road clearing effort?
How far are we going to have to snow shoe to get out on the lake?
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« Reply #28 on: April 25, 2017, 06:35:45 PM »
Two weeks ago the snow was crusted enough to walk on....but I'm sure those conditions have changed. They were busy plowing the road from East Fork which is only three miles from the lake so I have to imagine they've gotten pretty close. Even if it's not completely  open for cars I would think it should be open enough to walk. Here are some pictures of my hike.
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« Reply #29 on: April 25, 2017, 07:05:43 PM »
love the footprints in the snow:)
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« Reply #30 on: April 26, 2017, 11:55:27 AM »
Hey Hillbasher,

Also, where do you rent them? Nothing here in LA.

Thanks for your suggestion!
lint
Well REI Arcadia and the one in Tustin both rent them but if you can get them in Bishop for $12 a day, that sounds like your best deal.

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« Reply #31 on: April 27, 2017, 10:27:33 PM »
Clint-those are some spectacular pics!  I had not idea you were Clint the raquetball player from my gym lol,   small world!
Once I arrive at Tom's Place...well,  you know...nothing else matters...

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« Reply #32 on: April 28, 2017, 05:42:45 PM »
You go to a gym Terry? I did not know the have casting machines to work out on! :lol2:
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« Reply #33 on: April 30, 2017, 09:50:44 AM »
Its for raquetball,  but not against Clint, he's way too good  :clap:
Once I arrive at Tom's Place...well,  you know...nothing else matters...

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« Reply #34 on: April 30, 2017, 04:53:29 PM »
Thank you all for all your input. I was finally able to hike up to the frozen lake. I've posted some of the pictures on my website here;
https://sherin.smugmug.com/Rock-Creek-Lake-17APR17

See you on the lake this summer for some great fishin  :fishing3:

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« Reply #35 on: May 01, 2017, 07:32:25 AM »
Clint -

How was East Fork looking? Still buried under a ton of snow? Trying to figure out if our Memorial Day Weekend is actually happening this year.

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« Reply #36 on: May 01, 2017, 07:44:11 AM »
what a great collection of photos!!!!!!!

thank you!
Hardrock, may his spirit live on in all of us.....

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« Reply #37 on: May 01, 2017, 07:58:19 AM »
There's still plenty of snow at East Fork. No where near the amount when I was up there 2 weeks ago, but still lots of it. However it seems to be disappearing fast. I wouldn't count Memorial Day out! That's almost a month away. I'd be willing to bet that there will be no snow at all by then.

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« Reply #38 on: May 02, 2017, 07:25:44 AM »
I'll take that bet ... I bet the campground is open but I also bet there will be snow on the ground  :cold: :camping:  we stayed at Eastfork over Memorial day 5 years ago , when we arrived on Friday it was sunny but there was snow still on the ground . At 11:00 that night it started to snow and snow and snow by morning it was a winter wonderland  :clap:  Did I mention all those tent campers on Friday ,LOTS and Saturday morning they all came out of their tents excited with the snow but by 10:00 they had all packed up and gone home .There were literally my husband and I ,my brother in law and his wife and the hosts the rest of the campground was empty ... it was amazing  :clap:
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« Reply #39 on: May 02, 2017, 08:55:17 AM »
Ok Corey,

So if I'm right, you owe me 1 of Sue's pies!!  :lol2:

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« Reply #40 on: May 02, 2017, 09:26:56 AM »
OK but you do know Sue doesn't bake pies anymore  :pie:  Its her daughter now and its cobbler or her son in laws BBQ  :clap:
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« Reply #41 on: May 02, 2017, 12:22:20 PM »
Oh bummer!!! I forgot. I'm so disappointed.
Nothing like taking a break from the lake in the middle of the day, walking over to the lodge for a nice slice ala mode.  I'm gonna miss Jim & Sue!!!

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« Reply #42 on: May 03, 2017, 07:11:53 AM »
They are still there. The cobbler is really good and the BBQ sauce is to die for . Not sure if they are doing it this year but last summer they had a Happy hour  :clap: :clap:  very cool
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« Reply #43 on: May 03, 2017, 07:57:30 AM »
I remember now. I was there last summer (every year!). We did have the cobbler. It was good but I miss tradition---coconut cream or mixed berry a la mode at noon, after 6 hours on the lake.

Perhaps they'll surprise us every once in a while with a pie or two once a year.

Clint

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« Reply #44 on: May 04, 2017, 07:47:59 AM »
Mine was pecan chocolate chip or mudd pie  :pie: :pie:  and yes I miss it too. My daughter was devastated when she found out it was her favorite part of going camping . :camping:
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« Reply #45 on: May 04, 2017, 07:50:09 AM »
Did you see the weather report  :cold: :cold:  They are expecting snow this weekend  :yodel: :shoveling:
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« Reply #46 on: May 04, 2017, 08:04:25 AM »
Ya, but it won't last. Like I said earlier, I was amazed at the snow level that 2 weeks made from the 1st trip to my last trip a few weeks ago.
I'll still hang on to my bet. I'm going to enjoy that cobbler!!!

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« Reply #47 on: May 15, 2017, 11:12:20 AM »
Hey Clint it's snowing in Mammoth  :cold: :cold:  :yodel: :shoveling:
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« Reply #48 on: May 15, 2017, 12:51:30 PM »
I was wondering when I'd hear back from you :)

So basically what you're telling me is I will probably owe you big bucks (or at least a BIG slice of cobbler). right?  :pie2:
Well don't count your ingredients yet missy! I still have a little time to redeem myself!

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« Reply #49 on: May 15, 2017, 02:33:15 PM »
Just looked at the Cowley can and its snowing,,, ground
 is white with snow...