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by gene a
Mon May 16, 2022 5:37 pm
Forum: Ventana Discussion
Topic: Water on North Coast Ridge Trail
Replies: 0
Views: 166

Water on North Coast Ridge Trail

Does anyone know if there is water flowing at Redondo Spring or at Bee Camp?

Thanks!
by gene a
Thu Apr 08, 2021 9:13 pm
Forum: Ventana Discussion
Topic: California Coastal Trail
Replies: 6
Views: 1101

Re: California Coastal Trail

The trail is diverted onto a long stretch of Highway One between Willow Creek and Kirk Creek. Another option is to route the trail on the South Coast Ridge Road and Cone Peak road. The Big Sur Multi Agency Advisory Council has the Coastal Trail on its agenda as item V Friday April 9th from 10:00 am ...
by gene a
Thu Apr 01, 2021 11:51 am
Forum: Ventana Discussion
Topic: Closing Highway One through Big Sur permanently
Replies: 1
Views: 597

Closing Highway One through Big Sur permanently

Check out this week's cover article in the Monterey County Weekly and be sure you are sitting down.
by gene a
Tue Apr 07, 2020 9:19 pm
Forum: Ventana Discussion
Topic: Remote Car Camping
Replies: 4
Views: 1333

Re: Remote Car Camping

Thank you, gfelsman, for saying that. Especially the part about not posting it here or on social media.
by gene a
Thu Jan 09, 2020 11:35 pm
Forum: Ventana Discussion
Topic: Limelkiln chimney falls
Replies: 9
Views: 2285

Re: Limelkiln chimney falls

Clark notes the old Girard trail passes the home "of the Mr. Girard for whom the trail is named." He quotes Irene Harlan as describing it thusly: "Girrard's [sic] chimney - A wealthy man's home in the late 1800's it burned to the ground when an adjacent woodpile caught fire." Cla...
by gene a
Mon Dec 23, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: Ventana Discussion
Topic: Limelkiln chimney falls
Replies: 9
Views: 2285

Re: Limelkiln chimney falls

Does anyone have information on the history of the site?
by gene a
Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: Ventana Wilderness Trails
Topic: Turner Creek Trail
Replies: 42
Views: 26240

Re: Turner Creek Trail

Date Hiked: March 11, 2019 General Condition: Passable (some brush and/or deadfalls, tread evident) The Turner Creek Trail is slowly deteriorating. From the National Forest boundary to the unusable Turner Creek Camp, its wilderness freeway. As the trail gains elevation, one encounters new, large tr...
by gene a
Mon Mar 11, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: Ventana Wilderness Trails
Topic: Skinner Ridge Trail
Replies: 51
Views: 36656

Re: Skinner Ridge Trail

Date Hiked: March 11, 2019 General Condition: Clear (no obstacles and tread well defined) This trail between the junctions with the Turner Creek Trail and the Mount Carmel Trail is clear and has a well-defined tread. There is a minimal amount of sparse, waist-high brush in one section. A short dist...
by gene a
Tue Jan 22, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: Ventana Discussion
Topic: Government shutdown
Replies: 5
Views: 1306

Government shutdown

Can anyone comment on the effect the government shutdown is having on the Ventana Wilderness?
by gene a
Wed Dec 05, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: Ventana Discussion
Topic: Trail brush identification
Replies: 3
Views: 1063

Trail brush identification

Ventana Brush.JPG Attached is a photo of three trail- encroaching plant species I encountered on a hike on December 3, 2018. The one on the left is from the Mount Carmel Trail. The spiky one in the middle and the vine with sharp thorns are from the Turner Creek Trail. Will someone please identify t...