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"Old" Army Pass Trail

Postby hikin_jim » Tue Jul 28, 2015 11:31 am

What's the trail over "Old" Army Pass like these days? I understand that it still gets a lot of use since it's the shortest route to Langley, but I understand there are some slides over the trail. How hard is it to bypass/negotiate these sections, and are they fairly obvious in terms of what route one would take to negotiate them?

I'm pretty confident that I can do it if it's being done on a regular basis, but at least one of the guys I'll be with REALLY doesn't like sketchy stuff or heights, so anything you can tell me that might give me a sense of the trail would be much appreciated.

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Re: "Old" Army Pass Trail

Postby maverick » Tue Jul 28, 2015 12:19 pm

HST= Wilderness Adventurer who knows no bounds, except for their own imagination.

Have a safer backcountry experience by using the HST ReConn Form 2.0, named after Larry Conn, a HST member: http://reconn.org
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Re: "Old" Army Pass Trail

Postby schmalz » Tue Jul 28, 2015 12:48 pm

I hiked it last July. No problem. I don't recall any washed out sections. I still don't understand why the trail has the reputation that it does, outside of early summer snow.
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Re: "Old" Army Pass Trail

Postby hikin_jim » Tue Jul 28, 2015 5:13 pm

OK, thanks guys. It doesn't sound like it'll be a big deal. Snow should be nearly all gone by the time we get there in August.

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