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Re: Terrace Creek Trail

Postby AdamW on Sun Oct 07, 2012 10:16 pm

Date Hiked: October 7, 2012
General Condition: Clear (no obstacles and tread well defined)

Two FS crews have worked this trail this summer. Major brush (ceanothus, etc) has been removed and only some weeds and poison oak in a few places encroaches. Some debris on trail.

Only one tree across the trail remains with a 10-foot long shortcut to bypass it.
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Re: Terrace Creek Trail

Postby AdamW on Fri Aug 24, 2012 12:31 am

Date Hiked: August 18, 2012
General Condition: Passable (some brush and/or deadfalls, tread evident)

Trail has been brushed and logged.

Three major trees remain, two of which were worked on but not completed.
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Re: Terrace Creek Trail

Postby Brian on Mon Feb 27, 2012 9:58 pm

Date Hiked: February 25, 2012
General Condition: Passable (some brush and/or deadfalls, tread evident)

Did the trail this weekend and it was passable. Clearly not as used as Pine Ridge, with more leaves on the trail, but definitely still passable for this short, steep 2-mile switchback hike. Several fallen trees, especially in the upper and mid section. But it was just a bit more work to go over or under them. More importantly, there was no problems with it being too brushy. Passable.
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Re: Terrace Creek Trail

Postby radioshack73 on Mon Dec 12, 2011 11:55 am

Date Hiked: December 11, 2011
General Condition: Difficult (brushy and/or many deadfalls, faint tread)

There are many large Redwoods down on the Terrace Creek Trail from The North Coast Ridge Road to Terrace Creek Camp. Mike Heard and myself worked the Upper Section of the Terrace Creek trail on Saturday Dec 10, 2011. On Sunday Robert Barringer and Four Volunteers joined us and we were able to open the trail up of most of the Upper Section of the trail. The large Redwoods will require Chain Saws. The Lower Section of the Trail is still very rugged with many large Redwood Branches and Blowdowns on the trail.
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Re: Terrace Creek Trail

Postby Laura on Mon Oct 10, 2011 9:56 am

Date Hiked: October 9, 2011
General Condition: Passable (some brush and/or deadfalls, tread evident)

We hiked from Terrace Creek/Pine Ridge intersection to the Coastal Ridge road. The trail was not as well tread as the Pine Ridge trail, but passable and easily followed. There was more brush encroaching on this one, especially higher up. Saw a few snakes along the way near the top - beware. Poison Oak was also more prevalent and harder to avoid here - some growths were quite large and overhanging the trail. River crossings were easy although the creek was running well. No deadfall to speak of. Make sure to fill up your bottles while crossing Terrace Creek - there's no water once you get away from it, and it is quite hot and dry on the way back down to Hwy 1.
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Re: Terrace Creek Trail

Postby juliapangolin on Tue Jun 14, 2011 8:41 pm

Date Hiked: June 13, 2011
General Condition: Wilderness Freeway (Heavily used and well maintained)

Hiked from east to west on 6/13. Despite a warning sign at the trailhead, the trail was totally clear aside from the few little obstacles mentioned below. It was a lovely, shady downhill trot, and we had a terrifically peaceful and secluded night at outlaw camp at the end.
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Re: Terrace Creek Trail

Postby Jim Ringland on Sat May 07, 2011 1:09 pm

Date Hiked: May 5, 2011
General Condition: Clear (no obstacles and tread well defined)

This is still pretty much as Noble reported in December. Easy and clear with a few very easily handled deadfalls.
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Terrace Creek Trail

Postby Noble on Fri Dec 31, 2010 4:32 pm

Date Hiked: December 29, 2010
General Condition: Clear (no obstacles and tread well defined)

Though there were a few minor deadfalls on the trail, the trail was very easy to follow. A section has been cut out of the large redwood a third of the way up the canyon, leaving no major obstacles on the trial.
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Re: Terrace Creek Trail

Postby Noble on Thu Apr 08, 2010 3:01 pm

Date Hiked: March 29, 2010
General Condition: Wilderness Freeway (Heavily used and well maintained)

This trail was steep but well maintained. There was one huge redwood to duck under, but the trail had exceptionally good footing and was well worn. Also, the canyon has not been damaged too much by the fire.
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Re: Terrace Creek Trail

Postby K Vandevere on Sun Mar 14, 2010 8:56 pm

Date Hiked: March 14, 2010
General Condition: Wilderness Freeway (Heavily used and well maintained)

Recent work has left this trail in the best shape it's seen in years. One small log to step over - one huge log to duck under. Otherwise completely clear with freshly reworked tread.
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