HST Community      Wrights Lake status

Wrights Lake status | High Sierra Topix  

Wrights Lake status

Questions and reports related to Sierra Nevada current and forecast conditions, as well as general precautions and safety information. Trail conditions, fire/smoke reports, mosquito reports, weather and snow conditions, stream crossing information, and more.

Wrights Lake status

Postby Fota » Wed May 07, 2014 11:37 pm

I read on the forest service website that the Wrights Lake campground in the Eldorado National Forest near the Desolation Wilderness is closed because of severe wind damage. I am interested in a backpacking trip start from there in the late spring or summer. Even though the campground and facilities are closed, would it be possible to start a backpacking trip from there? Has anyone been there recently?

User avatar
Topix Newbie
Posts: 3
Joined: Wed May 07, 2014 11:30 pm
Experience: N/A

Re: Wrights Lake status

Postby TahoeJeff » Thu May 08, 2014 7:28 am

There's no such thing as a free lunch.
Milton Friedman
User avatar
Topix Expert
Posts: 763
Joined: Thu Mar 08, 2007 11:03 am
Location: South Lake Tahoe
Experience: N/A

Re: Wrights Lake status

Postby maverick » Thu May 08, 2014 9:43 am

Hi Fota,

Welcome to HST! TJ posted the link to the most up to date info that we have received.
Professional Sierra Landscape Photographer

I don't give out specific route information, my belief is that it takes away from the whole adventure spirit of a trip, if you need every inch planned out, you'll have to get that from someone else.

Have a safer backcountry experience by using the HST ReConn Form 2.0, named after Larry Conn, a HST member: http://reconn.org
User avatar
Forums Moderator
Forums Moderator
Posts: 9529
Joined: Thu Apr 06, 2006 5:54 pm
Experience: Level 4 Explorer

Return to Conditions Reports and Information

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest