Too Wet For Trees
Even in summer snow haunts the high
meadows. Meltwater fills lakes and tarns
in basins gouged by past glaciers.
Because of heavy snowfall, thin soil and
temperature extremes. Dana Meadows
growing season is short, and it may take
decades for the meadows to recover from
Look for these exhibits at other scenic views
and points of interest along the Tioga road.
The Sierra Nevada's longest glacier
began on the surrounding peaks.