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Minarets July 9-12
Posted: Tue Jul 14, 2020 1:10 pm
Route taken: Devils Postpile -> Superior Lake -> Nancy Pass -> Deadhorse Pass -> Minarets Lake -> Volcanic Ridge -> Minarets Lake -> Devils Postpile
Difficult section encountered: North side of saddle east of Volcanic Ridge was extremely snowed in and not safely passable without an ice axe.
Special equipment needed/used: Trekking poles
Possible alternative routes: Came down south side of saddle instead
Pear Lake - Tablelands - Moose Lake - Alta Meadow (7/24-27)
Posted: Thu Jul 30, 2020 7:49 pm
Route taken: Watchtower Trail - Pear Lake - Tablelands - Lake 11,200 - Pterodactyl Pass - Moose Lake - Alta Meadow - Wolverton
Difficult section encountered: No water in Tablelands except for existing lakes and bigger tarns. Little to no water from Moose Lake to Wolverton via Alta Meadow.
Special equipment needed/used: Mechanical filter would better than chemical IMHO.
Possible alternative routes: N/A
Alta Meadow Water Availability - Seeking Beta
Posted: Sun Aug 23, 2020 5:39 pm
Has anyone been in Alta Meadow recently?
Is the spring running?
Does it run year round even in drought years?
Thanks for any information.
Vogelsang Area water conditions
Posted: Sun Aug 30, 2020 12:27 pm
Rafferty Creek is a few puddles, but mostly dry. Fletcher, Lewis, and Florence creeks all had nice tasting water, but the water temperature was pretty warm. Not the refreshing snow melt you're used to.
Trail Run from Chiquito TH to Red Peak Pass
Posted: Sat Sep 05, 2020 10:51 am
No running water between Chiquito TH and Lower Ottoway Lake. A few puddles of very dirty water along the way.