Start date for NOBO

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Start date for NOBO

Post by mooseonthetrail » Jun 08 2019 5:24 pm

G'day
Thinking of doing this trail next year. From a sub tropical part of Australia, but have a lot of experience with dry country/desert hiking. Only experience with snow was walking the AT.

Timing? Happy to have snow on the peaks or a possible sprinkle, not interested in postholing etc. I know it will depend on what the snowfall was like in a given year, but what time frame should I be looking at for a NOBO?

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Re: Start date for NOBO

Post by Sredfield » Jun 08 2019 7:41 pm

@mooseonthetrail
Mid-March, give or take a couple of weeks based on the recent trend. Mid-March was a bit early this year, pretty late last year.
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