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Snowshoe walk at Crater Lake

Dean Regas, a Crater Lake National Park volunteer from Ohio, assisted park rangers during last weekend's free snowshoe walks and captured some of the scenery and fun with his camera.

Snowshoe walks are still being offered at Crater Lake National Park, but snow totals remain well below normal.

A series of storms last week helped build up the snowpack at Crater Lake, but warming weather is already melting some of that fresh snow. And, with daytime highs predicted in the high 40s and 50s through the week, those snow totals are expected to diminish even lower.

As of Monday the snow total at park headquarters was 66 inches, nearly half the 120 inches normal for April 7.

Snowshoe walks will be offered through April 27.

Read more of this story by H&N Regional Editor Lee Juillerat in the print and e-editions of Tuesday's Herald and News.