Posted by: Sandy Steinman | July 2, 2019

Carson Pass Trail Update 7/1/19

Carson Pass Information Station has the following trail update as of July 1

*Salt Springs trail – clear to 5.5 miles
*Tanglefoot and Shriner Lake trail – clear to 3.7 miles, windfall and brush after, 35% snow covered above 8,000′
*Devils Lake trail – windfall and brush trail head to lake, no snow
*Shealor Lake trail – clear and dry tread to lake
*Allen Camp trail and *Hidden Lake trail – 50% snow coverage, windfall across trails
*Munson Meadow, *Mosquito Lake, and *Beebe Lake trails – 70% snow coverage, windfall across trails
*Minkalo trail – clear and dry to 0.7 miles past Granite lake, 35% snow coverage and windfall to Hidden Lake, dry and windfall to Plasses Resort
*Horse Canyon trail – windfall across trail, 70% snow coverage above 8,000′
*Castle Point trail – windfall across trail, dry tread
*Thunder Mountain trail – windfall across trail, 70% snow coverage above 8,000′
*Margaret Lake trail – windfall across trail, 20% snow coverage, long sections of trail submerged under water
*Emigrant Lake, *Lost Cabin Mine, *Winnemucca Lake trails – 60% to 70% snow coverage, windfall across trail
*Carson Pass, PCT north – 20% snow coverage to Meiss saddle, 75% snow coverage after
*Carson Pass, PCT south – 50% snow coverage to Frog Lake, 70% snow coverage to Winnemucca Lake
*Thornburg Canyon trail – 50% snow coverage above 8,000′, windfall across trail
No road access past Lower Blue Lakes to Grouse Lake and Evergreen trails for summer of 2019

FINALLY MORMON EMIGRANT TRAIL (MET) IS NOW OPEN – Mormon Emigrant Trail, the road between Hwy 88 and Sly Park Road, is now fully open. Rocks are still being cleared, but it is passable. Silver Fork Road and North South Road are also open. Thanks Eldorado Forest for the update.


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