Trip Advice: Devils Punchbowl and Hell for Sure Lake

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Re: Trip Advice: Devils Punchbowl and Hell for Sure Lake

Post by AlmostThere » Wed Aug 01, 2018 4:41 pm

There were two lightning fires in Mineral King. Should check on those, doesn't do much good to go and find local sources of the smoke...

It was hazy south of SEKI last weekend. It's hazy everywhere. I'm just avoiding places where there are active fires, at this point, and going anyway.








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Re: Trip Advice: Devils Punchbowl and Hell for Sure Lake

Post by rightstar76 » Fri Aug 03, 2018 6:23 am

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Re: Trip Advice: Devils Punchbowl and Hell for Sure Lake

Post by mbehlen » Fri Aug 03, 2018 6:38 am

I think at this point it is up to the wind gods. I may head up and see and check out last minute conditions tomorrow (Saturday) and if it's to bad just camp at courtright for the night and head back home. If conditions let up, I will continue on the trip.

Thank you everyone for your help and guidance. If you have any updates on fire and smoke conditions I would love to see them through out the day.

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Re: Trip Advice: Devils Punchbowl and Hell for Sure Lake

Post by limpingcrab » Fri Aug 03, 2018 4:36 pm

It was reaaaly gross in shaver today and over by Florence and Edison. A bit north of you but it looked bad in every direction. I’d recommend calling the Clyde Pack Outfit, really nice folks who’d probably give you an honest update of the courtright area.
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Re: Trip Advice: Devils Punchbowl and Hell for Sure Lake

Post by mbehlen » Wed Aug 08, 2018 9:38 am

Alright everyone! I went out there anyway and it was beautiful! The skies were blue and the haze was very minimal all considering. I will post a trip report in the next few days!

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