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by VWA_Ranger
Sat Jul 03, 2021 11:03 am
Forum: Ventana Wilderness Trails
Topic: Mill Creek Trail
Replies: 21
Views: 20192

Re: Mill Creek Trail

Date Hiked: July 1, 2021 General Condition: Difficult (brushy and/or many deadfalls, faint tread) *** VWA/USFS Volunteer Ranger/Trail Crew Report *** Recent reports indicate the Mill Creek Trail has been made passable until it reaches Mill Creek. From there the trail comes and goes as many portions...
by VWA_Ranger
Thu Jul 01, 2021 4:56 pm
Forum: Silver Peak Wilderness Trails
Topic: Cruikshank Trail
Replies: 131
Views: 74407

Re: Cruikshank Trail

Date Hiked: June 30, 2021 General Condition: Clear (no obstacles and tread well defined) *** VWA/USFS Volunteer Ranger/Trail Crew Report *** Description: Today VWA/USFS Volunteer Rangers patrolled from Highway 1 to Upper Cruickshank Camp, then down to Villa Creek Camp. They cleaned camps, removed a...
by VWA_Ranger
Thu Jun 24, 2021 8:28 am
Forum: Ventana Discussion
Topic: Pine Ridge to Barlow and Sykes wide open
Replies: 1
Views: 1103

Re: Pine Ridge to Barlow and Sykes wide open

Glad you enjoyed your trip. Also thanks for the report.
by VWA_Ranger
Tue Jun 15, 2021 3:06 pm
Forum: State Parks Trails
Topic: Pfeiffer Falls Trail
Replies: 1
Views: 1816

Re: Pfeiffer Falls Trail

Date Hiked: June 15, 2021 General Condition: Clear (no obstacles and tread well defined) *** VWA/USFS Volunteer Ranger/Trail Crew Report *** Description: Information for many users, the Pfeiffer Falls trail should be open around 6-19-2021 after 12 years of being closed at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Par...
by VWA_Ranger
Mon Jun 14, 2021 6:00 pm
Forum: Silver Peak Wilderness Trails
Topic: Prewitt Loop Trail
Replies: 42
Views: 38887

Re: Prewitt Loop Trail

Date Hiked: June 14, 2021 General Condition: Passable (some brush and/or deadfalls, tread evident) *** VWA/USFS Volunteer Ranger/Trail Crew Report *** Description: We have a report that the North Prewitt Loop Trail is recovering nicely from the Dolan Fire. As of this writing a little over 2 miles o...
by VWA_Ranger
Mon Jun 14, 2021 3:21 pm
Forum: Ventana Discussion
Topic: Bear Cannisters and Shovels? Pine Ridge Trip
Replies: 5
Views: 1331

Re: Bear Cannisters and Shovels? Pine Ridge Trip

FYI, Bear sighting at Barlow Flat just las weekend, 6-13-2021.
by VWA_Ranger
Mon Jun 14, 2021 9:55 am
Forum: Ventana Discussion
Topic: Bear Cannisters and Shovels? Pine Ridge Trip
Replies: 5
Views: 1331

Re: Bear Cannisters and Shovels? Pine Ridge Trip

If you have not heard, Bears are becoming an increasing presence in the Big Sur Region. The USFS Los Padres National Forest is now asking folks to be bear aware. We have had at least two known incidents of people interacting with bears in the last two weeks. As you already know fire restrictions are...
by VWA_Ranger
Wed Jun 09, 2021 1:35 pm
Forum: Ventana Wilderness Trails
Topic: Mill Creek Trail
Replies: 21
Views: 20192

Re: Mill Creek Trail

Date Hiked: June 8, 2021 General Condition: Difficult (brushy and/or many deadfalls, faint tread) *** VWA/USFS Volunteer Ranger/Trail Crew Report *** Recent reports indicate the Mill Creek Trail took a severe beating during the winter rains and Dolan Fire. There are lots of brush, debris and small ...
by VWA_Ranger
Mon May 24, 2021 1:21 pm
Forum: Ventana Wilderness Trails
Topic: Kirk Creek Trail (Highway One to Vicente Flat Camp)
Replies: 122
Views: 40400

Re: Kirk Creek Trail (Highway One to Vicente Flat Camp)

Date Hiked: May 21, 2021 General Condition: Difficult (brushy and/or many deadfalls, faint tread) *** VWA/USFS Volunteer Ranger/Trail Crew Report *** Description: VWA/USFS Volunteer Rangers and Trail Crew continue to work on the Kirk Creek Trail with the permission of the USFS from Highway 1. Today...
by VWA_Ranger
Thu May 20, 2021 4:53 pm
Forum: Ventana Wilderness Trails
Topic: Santa Lucia Trail
Replies: 73
Views: 54069

Re: Santa Lucia Trail

Date Hiked: May 14, 2021 General Condition: Difficult (brushy and/or many deadfalls, faint tread) *** VWA/USFS Volunteer Ranger/Trail Crew Report *** Description: VWA/USFS Volunteer Rangers and Trail Crew have been working on the Santa Lucia Trail with the permission of the USFS from the Indians St...