ST. MARY - trail status as of 11:48AM Mountain Time on 7-20-2019
Beaver Pond Trail (behind 1913 Ranger Station)
1913 Ranger Station to Red Eagle Trail / 1.2 mi.
Projected clearing date: CLEARED 5/3/2019 per 650

Trail Clear. 5/12/2019 per 623


Florence Falls Trail
Gunsight Pass Trail to Florence Falls / .8 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: Cleared 6/6/2019 per 650
Gunsight Pass Trail
Sun Road at Jackson Overlook to Reynolds Creek / 1.3 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: Cleared 5/27/2019 per 650 Reynolds Creek Suspension Bridge: INSTALLED 5/18/2019 per 650

Trail posted for bear frequenting 5/31/19 per T11.

Trail Clear 6/13/2019 per 623


Reynolds Creek to Florence Falls Jct./ 2.7 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 5/8/2019 per 650 Reynolds Creek Suspension Bridge: INSTALLED 5/8/2019 per 650

Trail posted for bear frequenting 5/31/19 per T11.

Trail Clear 6/13/2019 per 623


Florence Falls Jct. to Gunsight Lake/ 2.2 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 6/19/2019 per 650

Trail is clear of trees and snow 7/05/19 per 224Mickelsen


Gunsight Lake to Gunsight Pass/ 3.0 mi.
Projected initial clearing date:

Gunsight Lake Suspension Bridge: INSTALLED 6/12/19 per 650

5 snow hazards on Gunsight Pass. Some kind of snow travel equipment is required. Micro spikes and trekking poles at minimum. Coming from Gunsight the first snow field (about a mile below the pass) is the most difficult so people were turning around there, but coming from Sperry it will be the last snow field you'd come to. 7/05/19 per 224 Mickelsen


Hidden Lake Trail
Logan Pass Visitor Center to Hidden Lake/ 3.0 mi.
The Hidden Lake Trail is CLOSED from the Hidden Lake Overlook to the Lake-for bear frequenting. Bears feeding on spawning fish at the Lake.

The Hidden Lake Trail is POSTED from the Logan Pass Visitor Center to the Hidden Lake Overlook for bear frequenting. 7/14/19 per T15

Projected initial clearing date: Winter Status per T10


Otokomi Lake Trail
Rising Sun Campstore to Otokomi Lake / 5.0 mi.
Winter Status per T10; There is one snow field on the last 3/4 of a mile to the lake, about 15 yards long. Rest of the trail and lake is melted out and dry. 6/24/19 per 624 TRAIL POSTING: For bear frequenting per T. Mazzarisi T11 6/30/19.


Piegan Pass Trail
Sun road at Siyeh Bend to Preston Park/ 2.7 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 7/1/2019

Trail clear to within 1/4 mile of junction with patchy snow near the junction. per 824 Moody 7/1/19


Spur from Jackson Overlook to Siyeh Bend Jct./ 1.3 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: Cleared 6/6/2019 per 650

Patchy snow begins approx. 0.25 mile from jct. 100% snow cover at jct. 6/12/19 224 LF


Preston Park Jct. to Piegan Pass/ 1.8 mi.
Projected initial clearing date:

99% snow cover below tree line, 2-4 ft deep. 8 snow fields above tree line 15 to 30 yards across: 2 moderate angle, 6 high angle. Hazardous conditions, use extreme caution. ICE AXE AND CRAMPONS RECOMMENDED. 6/12/19 224 LF


Red Eagle Lake Trail
1913 Ranger Sta.Trailhead to St. Mary Lk.Trail Jct./ 5.1
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED per 650 Red Eagle Suspension Bridge I: INSTALLED 5/3/2019 Red Eagle Suspension Bridge II: INSTALLED 5/9/2019

6/11/2019 Per 624 Isaacson: Trail has no trees down and no snow to Red Eagle Suspension Bridge II.


St. Mary Lake Trail Jct. to head of Red Eagle Lake/ 3.3
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 5/9/2019 Red Eagle Suspension Bridge I: INSTALLED 5/3/2019 per 650 Red Eagle Suspension Bridge II: INSTALLED 5/9/2019 per 650


Head of Red Eagle Lake to Triple Divide Pass/ 7.8 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 6/20/2019 Red Eagle Gorge Suspension Bridge: INSTALLED 6/20/2019 PER 650 Upper Red Eagle Suspension Bridge: INSTALLED 6/20/2019 PER 650
Siyeh Pass Trail
Preston Park Jct. to Siyeh Pass/ 2.0 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 8/9/2019

20% snow cover for the first 1/2 mile then free of snow to pass. per 824 Moody 7/1/19


Siyeh Pass to Sun Road at Sun Rift Gorge/ 5.6 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 8/9/2019

Multiple steep snow fields on the south side of the pass with some route finding. Ice ax recommended. Last 4 miles to Sun Rift Gorge trail is clear. per 824 Moody 7/1/19

PLEASE stay on the trail and don't cut the switchbacks which increases erosion and destroys the trails.


St. Mary Lake Trail
St.Mary Falls Trailhead(Sun Road) to Virginia Falls/ 1.5
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 5/30/2019

Trail posted for bear frequenting 5/31/19 by T11.

Trail is in very good shape. Bear grass flowers are in full bloom, unfortunately, almost half of them along the trail have been broken off. Destroying and/or taking flowers removes them to be enjoyed by others, please leave them to be enjoyed.


Virginia Falls to Red Eagle Trail Jct./ 9.3 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 6/1/2019

Trail posted for bear frequenting 5/31/19 by T11.


Sun Point to Reynolds Creek
Sun Point to Baring Falls Jct./ 0.6 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 5/3/2019 per 650

Trail posted for bear frequenting 5/31/19 by T11.


Baring Falls Jct. to St. Mary Falls Jct./ 1.2 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 5/3/2019 per 650

Trail posted for bear frequenting 5/31/19 by T11.


St. Mary Falls Jct. to Reynolds Creek / 1.4 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 5/3/2019 per 650

Trail posted for bear frequenting 5/31/19 by T11.



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