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by VWA_Ranger
Fri Apr 30, 2021 7:23 am
Forum: Ventana Discussion
Topic: Recommendations for easyish overnight trips?
Replies: 5
Views: 1190

Re: Recommendations for easyish overnight trips?

If you decide to hike the Pine Ridge Trail best to go mid-week if you can. Fewer people along the trail. Terrace Creek is nice destination. Be sure to fill out a Self Registration Wilderness Form. It takes only a couple of minutes. This will help the VWA/USFS track usage and work towards long term m...
by VWA_Ranger
Wed Apr 28, 2021 6:37 pm
Forum: Silver Peak Wilderness Trails
Topic: Salmon Creek Trail
Replies: 129
Views: 75163

Re: Salmon Creek Trail

Date Hiked: April 18, 2021 General Condition: Passable (some brush and/or deadfalls, tread evident) *** VWA/USFS Volunteer Ranger/Trail Crew Report *** Description: Today volunteer Rangers patrolled from Highway 1 to the South Coast Ridge Road assessing trail conditions, talking to users, checking ...
by VWA_Ranger
Thu Apr 22, 2021 3:48 pm
Forum: Ventana Discussion
Topic: Villa Creek loop
Replies: 1
Views: 538

Re: Villa Creek loop

The roads maybe be ok but they are closed to the general public and with the winter rains of January 2021, non one we no of has assesed their conditions. They are most likely hikeable. The Trail from Villa Creek to Alder Camp was fixed a couple years ago. But may be brushy now. PO will be present on...
by VWA_Ranger
Thu Apr 22, 2021 10:04 am
Forum: Ventana Wilderness Trails
Topic: Turner Creek Trail
Replies: 42
Views: 26220

Re: Turner Creek Trail

Date Hiked: April 18, 2021 General Condition: Passable (some brush and/or deadfalls, tread evident) Description: VWA/USFS Volunteer Rangers patrolled from the Turner Creek Trailhead to Pat Springs and back. They did spot brushing and reinstalled the sign at Big Pines Trail and VDCT Jct. Most of the...
by VWA_Ranger
Mon Apr 19, 2021 8:19 am
Forum: Ventana Wilderness Trails
Topic: Terrace Creek Trail
Replies: 26
Views: 21111

Re: Terrace Creek Trail

Date Hiked: April 16, 2021 General Condition: Clear (no obstacles and tread well defined) *** VWA/USFS Volunteer Ranger/Trail Crew Report *** Description: The lower Pine Ridge Trail Corridor has reopened to the general public. VWA/USFS Volunteer Rangers will be patrolling the area constantly to mon...
by VWA_Ranger
Mon Apr 19, 2021 7:56 am
Forum: Ventana Wilderness Trails
Topic: Santa Lucia Trail
Replies: 72
Views: 53386

Re: Santa Lucia Trail

Date Hiked: April 18, 2021 General Condition: Clear (no obstacles and tread well defined) *** VWA/USFS Volunteer Ranger/Trail Crew Report *** Description: The Monterey Ranger District Forest has not reopened the Dolan Fire area, however VWA/USFS Volunteer Rangers have been allowed access to survey ...
by VWA_Ranger
Wed Apr 14, 2021 12:37 pm
Forum: Ventana Wilderness Trails
Topic: Bear Basin Connector
Replies: 17
Views: 15575

Re: Bear Basin Connector

Date Hiked: April 8, 2021 General Condition: Passable (some brush and/or deadfalls, tread evident) *** VWA/USFS Volunteer Ranger/Trail Crew Report *** Description: The Monterey Ranger District Forest has partially reopened, VWA/USFS Volunteer Rangers continue to prepare opening other parts of the c...
by VWA_Ranger
Tue Apr 13, 2021 8:28 am
Forum: Ventana Wilderness Trails
Topic: Ventana Camp Trail
Replies: 22
Views: 19195

Re: Ventana Camp Trail

Date Hiked: April 10, 2021 General Condition: Clear (no obstacles and tread well defined) *** VWA/USFS Volunteer Ranger/Trail Crew Report *** Description: The Monterey Ranger District Forest has partially reopened, VWA/USFS Volunteer Rangers continue to prepare opening other parts of the closed for...
by VWA_Ranger
Sun Apr 11, 2021 10:29 am
Forum: Ventana Wilderness Trails
Topic: Santa Lucia Trail
Replies: 72
Views: 53386

Re: Santa Lucia Trail

Date Hiked: April 10, 2021 General Condition: Clear (no obstacles and tread well defined) *** VWA/USFS Volunteer Ranger/Trail Crew Report *** Description: The Monterey Ranger District Forest has not reopened the Dolan Fire area, however VWA/USFS Volunteer Rangers have been allowed access to survey ...
by VWA_Ranger
Wed Apr 07, 2021 6:41 pm
Forum: Trails and Trailwork Discussion
Topic: Is the Ventana Camp Trail Open?
Replies: 4
Views: 671

Re: Is the Ventana Camp Trail Open?

Carl, as of this writing the Ventana Camp Trail is closed along with the rest of the Lower Pine Ridge Trail System per the LPNF Website. The Status of this trail system will change sometime next week.

There are a couple of articles out there that can give more details.