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by rt1
Fri Nov 13, 2015 10:55 am
Forum: Ventana Discussion
Topic: Current fire restrictions
Replies: 2
Views: 1011

Re: Current fire restrictions

My understanding is that there needs to be 2 inches of rain recorded across the whole LPNF
by rt1
Mon Nov 09, 2015 2:04 pm
Forum: Ventana Wilderness Trails
Topic: Carmel River Trail
Replies: 156
Views: 98267

Re: Carmel River Trail

Date Hiked: November 8, 2015 General Condition: Clear (no obstacles and tread well defined) Section: Church Creek Divide to Pine Valley Trail is in good condition with minimal encroaching brush. All creeks are dry except for a small stagnant pool at the junction of the Bear Basin and Carmel River T...
by rt1
Mon Nov 09, 2015 2:00 pm
Forum: Ventana Wilderness Trails
Topic: Pine Ridge Trail
Replies: 234
Views: 161550

Re: Pine Ridge Trail

Date Hiked: November 8, 2015 General Condition: Passable (some brush and/or deadfalls, tread evident) Section: China Camp to Church Creek Divide The tread is in good condition and the trail is generally clear, except for 2 areas: the top of the first ridge coming out of China Camp, and the descent ...
by rt1
Sun Nov 01, 2015 8:43 pm
Forum: Ventana Discussion
Topic: Water at campsites?
Replies: 3
Views: 2557

Re: Water at campsites?

Does anybody know the water status at Pine Valley?
by rt1
Mon Jun 15, 2015 7:39 am
Forum: Ventana Wilderness Trails
Topic: Little Sur Trail
Replies: 126
Views: 80641

Re: Little Sur Trail

Date Hiked: June 13, 2015 General Condition: Passable (some brush and/or deadfalls, tread evident) Hiked from the Scout Camp to Pico Public. Trail is in the best condition it's been in for a while. There is only one log that must be crawled under heading up Launtz Ridge. The big redwood in Dubeneck...
by rt1
Wed Mar 25, 2015 7:26 pm
Forum: Ventana Discussion
Topic: Water Conditions Forum
Replies: 3
Views: 3460

Water Conditions Forum

This forum is always great for trail conditions. But, especially with the drought, it would be great if there also was a water conditions forum where people could report water conditions across the wilderness. Does anyone else think this might be a good idea?
by rt1
Sun Feb 01, 2015 10:47 pm
Forum: Ventana Discussion
Topic: Vado Trail Camp
Replies: 15
Views: 3029

Re: Vado Trail Camp

K Vandevere wrote:You won't find Vado Camp by walking upstream from the Boy Scout Camp. The Scout Camp is on the North Fork Little Sur. Vado Camp is on the South Fork.
You can, however, take the Little Sur Trail over Launtz Ridge and catch the South Fork by following the drainage from Dubeneck's Hole down.
by rt1
Sun Feb 01, 2015 10:45 pm
Forum: Ventana Discussion
Topic: Pine Ridge Trail reopening
Replies: 12
Views: 2585

Re: Pine Ridge Trail reopening

As I've suggested before, a special Big Sur Zone (like the Mt. Whitney Zone in the Inyo NF) could be established with special protections in place like quotas and wilderness permits. I think it should extend from Big Sur Station to Redwood Camp. Although Redwood Camp is lightly used compared to the ...
by rt1
Tue Dec 23, 2014 7:13 pm
Forum: Ventana Wilderness Trails
Topic: Pine Ridge Trail
Replies: 234
Views: 161550

Re: Pine Ridge Trail

Date Hiked: December 23, 2014 General Condition: Passable (some brush and/or deadfalls, tread evident) Section: China Camp to Church Creek Divide Clear to Wilderness Freeway in many places. Brushy on the first climb out of China Camp and on the final decent to the divide. On the switchbacks down to...
by rt1
Tue Dec 23, 2014 7:10 pm
Forum: Ventana Wilderness Trails
Topic: Carmel River Trail
Replies: 156
Views: 98267

Re: Carmel River Trail

Date Hiked: December 23, 2014 General Condition: Passable (some brush and/or deadfalls, tread evident) Section: Church Creek Divide to Pine Valley The tread was in good shape but the trail was brushy in sections. There is one place where a decaying log lies along the trail and you must walk on top ...