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by ted
Mon Aug 22, 2022 10:40 pm
Forum: Ventana Discussion
Topic: Villa Creek Camp water
Replies: 1
Views: 275

Villa Creek Camp water

Is there water in the creek at Villa Creek camp?
by ted
Mon Jul 22, 2013 8:02 am
Forum: Ventana Discussion
Topic: Thousands of pot plants...
Replies: 2
Views: 864

Re: Thousands of pot plants...

Does anyone have any idea where this is? What trails, etc . . . ?
by ted
Sun Jun 27, 2010 9:03 pm
Forum: Ventana Discussion
Topic: Ventana Double Cone Loop questions
Replies: 9
Views: 1806

Re: Ventana Double Cone Loop questions

The trail between Pat Spring and VDC peak is in absolutely terrible condition much of the way! I was constantly fighting thru brush, tall grass, burnt twiggy leftovers of brush and trees, in some places the trail was sliding down the hill, and I didn't make it to the top because I was literally craw...
by ted
Wed Jun 23, 2010 11:30 pm
Forum: Ventana Discussion
Topic: Ventana Double Cone Loop questions
Replies: 9
Views: 1806

Re: Ventana Double Cone Loop questions

I'm heading in this weekend! I'll be at Pat Spring fri & sat nights. Hooray!
by ted
Tue Jun 08, 2010 9:32 am
Forum: Ventana Discussion
Topic: Ventana Double Cone Loop questions
Replies: 9
Views: 1806

Re: Ventana Double Cone Loop questions

I'm planning on going at the end of June, and I'll probably go from Boettcher's gap in 'n' out, and camp at Pat Spring.

How will the flies be then? WIll I need a tent or a net? Any guesses?
by ted
Thu May 13, 2010 10:51 pm
Forum: Trails and Trailwork Discussion
Topic: first come first serve at Kirk Creek
Replies: 1
Views: 1074

Re: first come first serve at Kirk Creek

Kirk Creek is a gorgeous place to stay! SOme sites you have to reserve, and others are first come first serve, and for those you just have to be the first one to grab it. ON popular dates people will circle around in their cars looking to see people getting ready to leave, so you'll probably have to...
by ted
Tue Apr 13, 2010 12:39 am
Forum: Ventana Discussion
Topic: How Can This Web Site and the Forums Be Improved?
Replies: 12
Views: 2590

Re: How Can This Web Site and the Forums Be Improved?

the trail conditions section is harder to go thru than the old site was. It was good to have all the trails on one page, with a subsection showing which trails had been updated recently. Now one has to go thru a couple of pages before getting to the trail report - it should show up right after click...
by ted
Fri Apr 09, 2010 11:18 pm
Forum: Ventana Discussion
Topic: Ventana Double Cone Loop questions
Replies: 9
Views: 1806

Ventana Double Cone Loop questions

I've read that some parts of this route might be sketchy, so I want to see if anyone has any recent info. Starting from the Los Padres Dam, Big Pines trail to camp near Pat Spring, then Ventana Trail to the peak then camp at Hiding Canyon or Round Rock, then the Carmel River trail back to the dam. S...
by ted
Thu May 07, 2009 4:46 pm
Forum: Ventana Discussion
Topic: When will Ventana reopen?
Replies: 42
Views: 11627

Most of Ventana open now!

according to the LPNF website, the Ventana is now open!! Not the Pine ridge Trail (Sykes hot springs) and a few other areas. Check the website for the details.
by ted
Tue Apr 21, 2009 10:48 am
Forum: Ventana Discussion
Topic: Sketchy Characters
Replies: 1
Views: 1173

Re: Sketchy Characters

!!!!!!!!!

We were just in that area the previous weekend! My girlfriend and I hiked up to the ridge from Aliso Park, hoping to spend a couple of nights and see condors. We turned around when it started snowing hard at the top of the ridge. Didn't see any pot farms or drug gangsters though . . .