State of the Sierras




Looking over Dry Creek and Kaweah River watersheds to the Kaweah and Sawtooth Peaks on my way down from the Paregien Ranch with a Kubota load of oak after gathering cows and calves to brand on Tuesday. Beautiful Sunday, but accumulated snow is light. Talk of the long-awaited El Niño influence is sounding surer from local weathermen as they predict rain for Thursday-Friday and Sunday-Monday.

We have lots of choices to begin our branding season, but opted for the climb up the hill to the Paregien Ranch in case we get a series of rains that might make our road impassable. Here we go!


4 responses to “State of the Sierras

  1. I was just in Fresno for the past few days and was noticing how sparse the snow is. I’m hoping they are right and that rain is coming!

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  2. Yes! awesome :))LOVE you both sooo much…Cant wait to see you!mando


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