NORTH FORK - trail status as of 3:46AM Mountain Time on 10-22-2019
Akokala Creek Trail
North Fork Road to Akokala Lake Trail Jct. / 6.6 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 5/30/2019 per 250
Akokala Lake Trail
Foot of Bowman Lake - Akokala Lake/ 5.8 mi.
Initial Clearing scheduled:Complete 6/17/2019 per 250

Akokala Creek Suspension Bridge:Removed 10/03/2019 per 250


Boulder Pass Trail
Foot of Kintla Lake - Upper Kintla Campground/ 11.6
Projected initial clearing date: Complete 5/20/2019 per 250

One tree down. 9/4/2019 per 224 TN


Upper Kintla Campground - Boulder Pass/ 6.1
Initial Clearing Projected: Clear to snowline @ 5500', 5/22/2019 per 250

Trail is clear of trees and snow. 8/2/2019 per 624 Hart

One tree down. 9/3/2019 per 224 TN


Bowman Lake Trail
Foot of Bowman Lake - Bowman Lake Campground/ 7.1 mi.
Projected initial clearing date:Complete 5/30/19 per 250

Seven trees down. 9/1/2019 per 224 TN


Bowman Lake Campground - Brown Pass/ 6.7 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: Complete 6/28/2019 per 250

3 creek crossings, 1st one is about 2 feet deep with swift moving water. 100% snow cover 1/4 mile before campground to Brown Pass. 5/31/2019 224DM upper creek crossing above the trees in the avalanche chutes has swift water. Trail clear of snow up to campground. 6/11/19 per 323

One tree down. 9/2/2019 per 224 TN


Dutch Lake Trail
North Fork Road to Dutch Lake / 12.3 mi.
Initial clearing scheduled: 7/8/2019 per 250

Primitive trail. First 5-6 miles trail mostly clear of trees and brush. 6 miles and beyond to lake, over 100 downed trees. Significant number of downed trees 2.5-3 foot in diameter. Trail is vastly overgrown. Multiple 100 yard sections of 7 foot stinging nettle/other brush. Wayfinding required prior to switchbacks. Creek has commandeered switchbacks. per L16.


Hidden Meadow
North Fork Road to Hidden Meadow / 1.2 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: Complete 5/8/2019


Logging Lake Trail
Logging Ranger Station - Foot of Logging Lake/ 4.4 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: Complete 5/8/2019 per 250

very muddy and slick trail 7/6/19 per 318 Meister


Foot of Logging Lake - Head of Logging Lake/ 7.0 mi.
Projected initial clearing date:Complete 6/5/2019 per 256

Very muddy, slick, and brushy. 7/6/19 per 224 Cleveland


Head of Logging Lake - Grace Lake/ 1.4 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: Complete 6/5/2019 per 256

Trail muddy and very brushy. 7/6/19 per 224 Cleveland


Numa Lookout Trail
Bowman Lake Trail - Numa Lookout/ 4.9 mi.
Initial Clearing Projected: Complete 6/19/2019 per 250

Hikers reported down tress from wind,climb over in size. per 318 dolores


Quartz Creek
North Fork Road to Lower Quartz Lake / 6.9 mi.
Initial Clearing Scheduled: 6/30/2019 per 250

6 trees on trail from trailhead to creek crossing; crossing up to 2 feet deep and swift 6/8/2019 per 318 Meister


Quartz Lake Loop
Bowman Lake - Quartz Lake (via Cerulean Ridge)/ 5.8 mi.
CLOSED due to bear carcass by trail per N11 10/13/10.

Projected initial clearing date:Complete 6/15/2019 per 250

Tree down ~ 22in diameter 1mi before campground, otherwise clear. 9/25/19 224 JS


Bowman Lake - Lower Quartz Lake (via Quartz Ridge)/ 3.1 m
CLOSED due to bear carcass near trail per N11 10/13/19.

Projected initial clearing date: 5/29/19 per 250

3 trees down 16" or less 2 step overs 1 walk around 6/25 per 318 Dolores Trail clear. 9/25/29 224 JS


Lower Quartz Lake - Quartz Lake/ 3.1 mi.
CLOSED due to bear carcass near trail per N11 10/13/19.

Projected initial clearing date: complete 6/15/2019 per 250

5 trees down in total 3 of which 12" or less step overs 2 of which 24" had to climb over 6/25 318 Dolores Trail clear 9/25/19 224 JS


Trails to Kishnehn Ranger Station
North Fork Road to Kishenehn Ranger Station / 4.8 mi.
Initial Clearing Projected: Complete 7/9/2019 per 250


Kishenehn Ranger Station to NW International Boundary /4.0mi
Projected Initial Clearing Projected: 8/20/2019 per 250


Kishnehn Ranger Station to Kintla Lake / 7.1
Projected initial clearing date: 8/15/2019 per 250



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