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by Kirse
Tue Apr 30, 2013 11:31 am
Forum: Ventana Discussion
Topic: Carpooling to VWA gathering this weekend?
Replies: 0
Views: 807

Carpooling to VWA gathering this weekend?

hi folks Looking for a carpool this weekend to the VWA gathering. I'm coming from Santa Cruz so points north, Salinas or Monterey with a rendezvous in Salinas area would be great. Ideally I'd go Saturday morning and come back later Sunday after a hike up Santa Lucia or nearby, I could leave Friday n...
by Kirse
Tue Apr 20, 2010 3:29 pm
Forum: Ventana Wilderness Trails
Topic: Church Creek Trail
Replies: 52
Views: 37047

Re: Church Creek Trail - Church Ranch Road to Tassajara

Date Hiked: April 10, 2010 General Condition: Impassable (completely overgrown or tread obliterated) As per previous post we enjoyed the stroll down Church Creek trail and considered going on to Tassajara. We had to backtrack to find the trail where it cut off the Ranch road. The only remaining par...
by Kirse
Tue Apr 20, 2010 3:21 pm
Forum: Ventana Wilderness Trails
Topic: Church Creek Trail
Replies: 52
Views: 37047

Re: Church Creek Trail - Pine Ridge junction to Church Road

Date Hiked: April 10, 2010 General Condition: Clear (no obstacles and tread well defined) Gorgeous trail from Pine Ridge junction to Church Ranch Road. A few minor obstacles but deadfall had been cut through allowing trail passage. Tread was evident. Wildflowers off the hook. No other travelers all...
by Kirse
Mon Mar 15, 2010 1:37 am
Forum: Ventana Wilderness Trails
Topic: Little Sur Trail
Replies: 110
Views: 71150

Re: Little Sur Trail

Date Hiked: March 12, 2010 General Condition: Impassable (completely overgrown or tread obliterated) HIked in from Bottchers Gap as we had concerns with our 2 WD on Old Coast Road. Trail (road) was Clear through to Boy Scout Camp where we forded the river on the way over (cold but fun!) (FYI used t...
by Kirse
Sat Mar 13, 2010 12:48 am
Forum: Ventana Discussion
Topic: old coast road - open or closed?
Replies: 1
Views: 723

old coast road - open or closed?

Wanting to hike Pico tomorrow from old coast road - is it open ? from both ends ?
by Kirse
Fri Mar 12, 2010 3:27 pm
Forum: Ventana Discussion
Topic: Pico Blanco - Day Hike Approach? Overnight Camp?
Replies: 6
Views: 2742

Re: Pico Blanco - Day Hike Approach? Overnight Camp?

BTW - Monterey Bay Hiking Group went up Pico from Old Coast last November - clear trails reported - although they hiked on the fireroad for a goodly portion of the hike.
http://www.meetup.com/The-Monterey-Bay- ... os/774893/
by Kirse
Fri Mar 12, 2010 12:36 pm
Forum: Ventana Discussion
Topic: Pico Blanco - Day Hike Approach? Overnight Camp?
Replies: 6
Views: 2742

Re: Pico Blanco - Day Hike Approach? Overnight Camp?

Thanks rt1! Helped infinitely.
by Kirse
Thu Mar 11, 2010 11:13 pm
Forum: Ventana Discussion
Topic: Pico Blanco - Day Hike Approach? Overnight Camp?
Replies: 6
Views: 2742

Re: Pico Blanco - Day Hike Approach? Overnight Camp?

Thank you! Great info.
Do you know mileage? What length of time did that take you?
by Kirse
Thu Mar 11, 2010 9:23 am
Forum: Ventana Discussion
Topic: Pico Blanco - Day Hike Approach? Overnight Camp?
Replies: 6
Views: 2742

Pico Blanco - Day Hike Approach? Overnight Camp?

Hello all - new to hiking into the Ventanas and stoked to start. Considering hike up Pico Blanco this Saturday. Questions for those of you in the know: - Best route for tackling that in a day? (water crossings/bushwhacking/rock scrambling considered) Mileage est? - Worth it to hike in somewhere Frid...