Sierra Snowpack Limits 2005 Pacific Crest Trail Completers to 50


The Port Townsend Leader reports that only 50 people completed the 2,658-mile trail Pacific Crest Trail in 2005 thanks largely to heavy snowpack which closed many of the passes in the Sierras.


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Backcountry Ski Photographer Warren Skoog Fatality on Mount Mercedario in Argentina


The Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports Carl Warren Skoog, 46, said to be one of the world’s best backcountry ski photographers died while descending the steep southern face of 22,210-foot Mount Mercedario in the Argentine Andes.
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First Tahoe City Days for thru-hikers on Pacific Crest Trail


Tahoe World reports there was a light turnout for its first annual Tahoe City Trailday for Pacific Crest thru-hikers.
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