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Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep afield

Friday 8:30 AM-1:00 PM
Trip# 243: Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep afield
Description: Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep are a separate subspecies of bighorn sheep that have state and federal endangered species status. They were restored to the Mono Basin in 1986. In mid-June these sheep often use Lundy Canyon and it may be possible to spot them from the trail. John will lead the group there and discuss the history and challenges of restoration efforts for these sheep. (est. driving miles: 25; hiking difficulty: strenuous)
Current Weather Conditions in Lee Vining:
Clear sky, 48° (Feels Like: 45°)
Wind: SW @ 6mph with 6mph gusts
Visibility: 10,000 ft
Forecast for Friday June 16:
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Transportation: Carpool/Personal Vehicle
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