Snowshoeing

Snowshoeing on Panorama Dome

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  • Snowshoeing to the top of Panorama Dome is a great family-friendly adventure with high scenic payoff from the summit and a fun descent. Starting from the closure at the end of Lake Mary Road, walk up along the Lake Mary Public Access Corridor on the left-hand side of the road to the MLTS Sign at the Panorama Dome Summer Trailhead. Blaze your own trail or follow someone else's up and to the right through the beautiful mixed conifer forest to an enormous Western White pine below the open, windswept summit. Views from the top are—you guessed it—panoramic! Descend the way you came or run down the steeper north side.

  • Snowshoeing to the top of Panorama Dome is a great family-friendly adventure with high scenic payoff from the summit and a fun descent. Starting from the closure at the end of Lake Mary Road, walk up along the Lake Mary Public Access Corridor on the left-hand side of the road to the MLTS Sign at the Panorama Dome Summer Trailhead. Blaze your own trail or follow someone else's up and to the right through the beautiful mixed conifer forest to an enormous Western White pine below the open, windswept summit. Views from the top are—you guessed it—panoramic! Descend the way you came or run down the steeper north side.

Avalanche Forecast for 03/27/2017

  • As of 5AM Monday morning, there are between 1 and 3 inches of new snow in the eastern Sierra, primarily north of Mammoth and at elevations above 7,000’. Southwest winds accompanied this fast moving storm and they will shift more to the north tonight (Monday) and Tuesday as temperatures rebound. Wind slabs will be our primary avalanche concern today at middle and upper elevations. As temperatures climb this afternoon and tomorrow, so will the risk of loose wet avalanches on solar slopes at middle Find out More
  • Experience Checklist

    • Animal Track Identifier/Guide
    • Binoculars
    • Camera
    • Day pack
    • Energy bars/electrolyte replacement
    • Hat
    • Hiking boots
    • Ski poles
    • Snowshoes
    • Sunglasses
    • Sunscreen/lip protector
    • Telephoto lens
    • Tree Identifier/Guide
    • Warm clothing
    • Water
    • Wildlife-identification guide
    • Winter gloves

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    Experience Information

    Trail Length
    0.8 miles
    Trail Surface
    Snow
    Duration
    Less than 4 hours

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