maps & website by Michael Jones
Sacramento Valley Hiking Conference
Generally there is snow from
November 1 through May or June.
October is often perfect, but check the forecast for storms.
Mosquitos are usually worst in July, while flowers are best in
July and August.
Bears are plentiful, but usually no problem since they are
Cattle are frequent on Bucks Big Loop and less so on Right Hand
mi-eq = mile-eqivilent = miles + elevation gain/500'