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by christoph28
Fri Aug 21, 2015 12:14 pm
Forum: Ventana Wilderness Trails
Topic: Stone Ridge Trail
Replies: 81
Views: 68346

Re: Stone Ridge Trail

Date Hiked: August 9, 2015 General Condition: Clear (no obstacles and tread well defined) We hiked Stone Ridge Trail from the Ojito saddle to Vicente Flat camp. Most of the trail was in great condition with minimal encroaching brush and no deadfalls. The stream just passed Goat camp is flowing nice...
by christoph28
Thu Aug 20, 2015 10:17 pm
Forum: Ventana Wilderness Trails
Topic: Ojito Camp Trail
Replies: 16
Views: 20078

Re: Ojito Camp Trail

Date Hiked: August 8, 2015 General Condition: Difficult (brushy and/or many deadfalls, faint tread) We hiked in from Kirk Creek Campground via Cone Peak and so were pretty tired upon reaching the start of Ojito camp trail. The trail quickly becomes overgrown and strewn with deadfall, though the tun...
by christoph28
Thu Aug 20, 2015 4:32 pm
Forum: Ventana Wilderness Trails
Topic: Gamboa Trail
Replies: 74
Views: 50281

Re: Gamboa Trail

Date Hiked: August 8, 2015 General Condition: Clear (no obstacles and tread well defined) We hiked Gamboa Trail from Trail Spring to the Ojito saddle. The trail is in great condition, with only a few deadfalls and minimal encroaching brush. We stopped briefly at Trail Spring and the stream bed next...
by christoph28
Thu Aug 20, 2015 4:12 pm
Forum: Ventana Wilderness Trails
Topic: Cone Peak Trail
Replies: 83
Views: 68504

Re: Cone Peak Trail

Date Hiked: August 8, 2015 General Condition: Clear (no obstacles and tread well defined) This trail is in great condition, making for a nice (although arduous) hike up from Kirk Creek Campground. Minimal encroaching brush and deadfalls. We did not find any water at Trail Spring camp, though it is ...
by christoph28
Thu Aug 20, 2015 3:58 pm
Forum: Ventana Wilderness Trails
Topic: Kirk Creek Trail (Highway One to Vicente Flat Camp)
Replies: 122
Views: 41605

Re: Vicente Flat Trail (Girard Trail, Kirk Creek Trail)

Date Hiked: August 8, 2015 General Condition: Clear (no obstacles and tread well defined) We hiked this trail from Kirk Creek Campground to Cone Peak Road. The trail is in great condition with no deadfalls and minimal encroaching brush, making for nice hiking. There is a small stream trickling acro...
by christoph28
Wed Jul 08, 2015 5:28 pm
Forum: Ventana Wilderness Trails
Topic: Ventana Double Cone Trail
Replies: 92
Views: 66153

Re: Ventana Double Cone Trail

Date Hiked: July 4, 2015 General Condition: Difficult (brushy and/or many deadfalls, faint tread) We hiked the section from Puerto Suelo junction to the top. I would put this trail somewhere between Difficult and Passable. From Puerto Suelo junction it starts off clear for a short while before runn...
by christoph28
Tue Jul 07, 2015 3:05 pm
Forum: Ventana Wilderness Trails
Topic: Puerto Suello Trail
Replies: 48
Views: 33452

Re: Puerto Suello Trail

Date Hiked: July 4, 2015 General Condition: Difficult (brushy and/or many deadfalls, faint tread) We day hiked from Hiding Canyon camp up to Ventana Double Cone and back via Puerto Suelo / VDC Trail. The first part of Puerto Suelo is pleasant, but it soon becomes thick with brush, trees, berry vine...
by christoph28
Mon Jul 06, 2015 12:32 pm
Forum: Ventana Wilderness Trails
Topic: Round Rock Camp Trail
Replies: 16
Views: 18027

Re: Round Rock Camp Trail

Date Hiked: July 3, 2015 General Condition: Difficult (brushy and/or many deadfalls, faint tread) We day hiked to Round Rock Camp from Hiding Canyon. The section of the trail from the junction with Carmel River Trail down to the river was brushy but very hikeable. There is a makeshift campsite on t...
by christoph28
Sun Jul 05, 2015 3:19 pm
Forum: Ventana Wilderness Trails
Topic: Carmel River Trail
Replies: 145
Views: 87404

Re: Carmel River Trail

Date Hiked: July 3, 2015 General Condition: Passable (some brush and/or deadfalls, tread evident) We had no issues hiking the Carmel River Trail from Los Padres Dam to Hiding Canyon. None of the river crossings required removing our hiking boots (just rock hopping). Some sections of the trail along...
by christoph28
Wed Jan 28, 2015 2:10 pm
Forum: Ventana Wilderness Trails
Topic: Big Sur Trail
Replies: 78
Views: 53295

Re: Big Sur Trail

Date Hiked: January 24, 2015 General Condition: Difficult (brushy and/or many deadfalls, faint tread) We hiked the entire trail from Cold Springs to Pine Ridge, camping at Rainbow. As indicated in Pantilats post (we actually talked to you as you were passing by Cold Springs), the trail is certainly...