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Mountain Conditions July 25th, 2012

Posted Jul 25 2012 9:00am


Road Closures: 

-Talupus Lake Road/Talupus Creek Trailhead closed weekdays through mid August for logging. 

-Mason Lake Road/Ira Spring Trailhead closed weekdays through mid August for Helicopter logging. 

-Repair work is closing the lower section of Suiattle River Road 26 about eight miles north of Darrington, Wash., at Highway 530 to Boundry Bridge July 9 - Aug. 6.

Falcon Closures:

Index: Beach Ledge in the Cheeks area closed for Peregrine's until July 7th.

Leavenworth: Midnight and Noontime Rocks closed April 1 - July 31 for raptor nesting.
I-90 Corridor
Statewide Updates compiled by Alasdair Turner:  (Thanks Alasdair!)

Gold Bar Climbing Access: As of Winter 2012 the Washington Climbers Coalition (WCC) has secured access to the gate on the road which leads up to the Gold Bar boulders and the approach to Zeke’s Wall. Climbers who are members of the WCC are welcome to climb at the Gold Bar Boulders and to park there for access to Zeke’s Wall, as guests of the Manke Timber Company. Please note: all climbers using this road must be members of the WCC and have a WCC sticker as well as a valid Discover Pass.

Climbing Access and Other Beta:   Washington Climbers Coalition  Route and Conditions from Mt. Baker Rangers:  Mount Baker Climbing Blog . Northwest Weather and Avalanche Center Mountain Specific  Weather  Forecasting. Forecast for  Mount Rainier.
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             Mount McKinley Recreational Forecast

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             Denali from Wonder Lake


Lead guide Ian McEleney recently looked down U-notch and ascertained that the ice will likely be gone by the end of the month. It is questionable whether it would be climbable now. 

Sierra Trail Conditions Report

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Red Rock Canyon Campground will close May 29th, 2012 and will re-open Labor Day Weekend.

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Red Rock Canyon

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-- The Red Rock Campground is currently closed and will re-open Labor Day weekend 2012.
-- The late exit and overnight permit number for Red Rock Canyon is 702-515-5050. If there is any chance that you will be inside the park after closing, be sure to call this number so that you don't get a ticket.

--The scenic drive currently opens its gates at 6 in the morning.


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