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Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep afield

Saturday 8:30 AM-1:00 PM
Trip# 343: 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 Wehausen 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:
Broken clouds, 69° (Feels Like: 67°)
Wind: ESE @ 3mph with 7mph gusts
Visibility: 10,000 ft
Forecast for Saturday June 17:
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Transportation: Carpool/Personal Vehicle
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