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by crockettonearth
Thu May 09, 2024 2:24 pm
Forum: Ventana Wilderness Trails
Topic: Pine Ridge Trail
Replies: 235
Views: 162920

Re: Pine Ridge Trail

Date Hiked: May 5, 2024 General Condition: Passable (some brush and/or deadfalls, tread evident) Betsy led a great volunteer saw trip which allowed me to help remove 26 trees between Terrace Creek and Redwood Creek Camp. Including our primary objective a big redwood tree complex near Redwood camp. ...
by crockettonearth
Mon Feb 26, 2024 3:54 pm
Forum: Ventana Discussion
Topic: The forest is open
Replies: 0
Views: 278

The forest is open

I just want to say thank you to all the folks who have advocated to keep the forest open in the Winter.

It is a special place and I am so happy it is currently open and has not faced a Winter closer this year.
by crockettonearth
Mon Feb 26, 2024 3:47 pm
Forum: Ventana Discussion
Topic: having second thoughts
Replies: 5
Views: 524

Re: having second thoughts

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by crockettonearth
Mon Feb 26, 2024 3:41 pm
Forum: Ventana Wilderness Trails
Topic: Terrace Creek Trail
Replies: 28
Views: 24494

Re: Terrace Creek Trail

Date Hiked: February 25, 2024 General Condition: Wilderness Freeway (Heavily used and/or well maintained) Terrance Creek Trail My wife and I did a three-day trip (02/23-25-2024) from Big Sur Station. Starting on Pine Ridge trail, connecting to Big Sur Trail, then the coast road to Terrence Creek Tr...
by crockettonearth
Mon Feb 26, 2024 2:49 pm
Forum: Ventana Wilderness Trails
Topic: Big Sur Trail
Replies: 85
Views: 66793

Re: Big Sur Trail

Date Hiked: February 26, 2024 General Condition: Passable (some brush and/or deadfalls, tread evident) Big Sur Trail; My wife and I did a three-day trip (02/23-25-2024) from Big Sur Station. Starting on Pine Ridge trail, connecting to Big Sur Trail, then the coast road to Terrence Creek Trail, back...
by crockettonearth
Mon Feb 26, 2024 1:45 pm
Forum: Ventana Wilderness Trails
Topic: Pine Ridge Trail
Replies: 235
Views: 162920

Re: Pine Ridge Trail #2 Sykes Camp to Big Sur Trail on Pine Ridge

Date Hiked: February 25, 2024 General Condition: Passable (some brush and/or deadfalls, tread evident) 02/25/2024 Sykes Camp to Big Sur Trail; There is a lot of tree work that needs to be done in this segment as well. A core area of note is a tree complex approaching Redwood camp where a large redw...
by crockettonearth
Mon Feb 26, 2024 11:06 am
Forum: Ventana Wilderness Trails
Topic: Pine Ridge Trail
Replies: 235
Views: 162920

Re: Pine Ridge Trail

Date Hiked: February 26, 2024 General Condition: Passable (some brush and/or deadfalls, tread evident) My wife and I did a three-day trip (02/23-25-2024) from Big Sur Station. Starting on Pine Ridge trail, connecting to Big Sur Trail, then the coast road to Terrenc Creek Trail, back to Pine Ridge t...
by crockettonearth
Wed Mar 22, 2023 8:21 am
Forum: Ventana Discussion
Topic: Los Padres Closure
Replies: 6
Views: 1066

Re: Los Padres Closure

Greg, can you post the text to the letter in the form? The link you provided brings me to a blank page in gmai.
by crockettonearth
Mon Mar 20, 2023 7:50 pm
Forum: Ventana Discussion
Topic: Arroyo Seco Gorge Horsebridge is Gone
Replies: 7
Views: 2063

Re: Arroyo Seco Gorge Horsebridge is Gone

Another shot of the bridge from a kayaking trip a few years ago.
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by crockettonearth
Wed Feb 01, 2023 5:48 pm
Forum: Ventana Discussion
Topic: Los Padres Forest Closed Jan. 13, 2023.
Replies: 16
Views: 1694

Re: Los Padres Forest Closed Jan. 13, 2023.

It has been just about two weeks since the blanket closer of the entire Los Padres National Forest. Date(s): Jan 16, 2023 A 60-day closure order for four ranger districts (Monterey, Santa Lucia, Santa Barbara, and Ojai) has been issued in response to the extreme winter storm that delivered heavy rai...