The winter of 2019 in Northern California was historic on many fronts. Many ski resorts, including Squaw Valley and Mammoth Mountain, recorded historic snowfall numbers. Reservoirs were filled to the brim. And the precipitation singlehandedly brought the state out of a 7-year drought.
While perusing Flickr, we also found visual proof of the incredible winter of 2019.
For anyone not familiar, the Shasta-Trinity National Forest is a staple to the NorCal outdoor community. It stretches from the forest east of Red Bluff up to the Trinity Alps Wilderness and Trinity Lake, over to Shasta Lake, the Castle Crags Wilderness and McCloud and eventually ending at the mighty Mount Shasta:
The U.S. Forest Service’s Pacific Southwest Region 5 Flickr page was updated with recent pictures of the Shasta-Trinity National Forest and they show a lively winter in the area. Here are some of the photos, which include a flyover of a frozen Bully Choop Lookout in the Whiskeytown National Recreation Area and an OVERFLOWING Lower and Middle McCloud Falls:
What incredible photos and what a crazy winter!
Northern California’s Outdoor Digital Newsmagazine