The image below is generated by overlaying the JMT on a base map. It is currently focused on Horseshoe Meadows. This is at about 10’000 feet and provides a good view of the snow conditions at the start of the JMT going northbound. Currently, this image is getting regenerated about once a month. Although this is fun to look at in the early season, conditions can change so rapidly that it’s not a good indicator of snow conditions for the trail until late spring.

May 2022 – Full JMT

Full JMT – May 2022

May 2022

Horseshoe Meadows – May 2022

By May – Horseshoe Meadows is completely clear. Indeed early PCT hikers have already crossed the Sierra and reported that in the southern Sierra – especially south of Forester Pass – the trail is very much clear. North of Forester Pass there is still a considerable amount of snow on the trail.

April 2022

Horseshoe Meadows – April 2022

March 2022

Horseshoe Meadows – March 2022

February 2022

Horseshoe Meadows – February 2022

January 2022

Horseshoe Meadows – January 2022

December 2021

Horseshoe Meadows – December 2021


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