Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Mountain Conditions September 12th, 2012


Mt. Adams: The south climbing route is closed due to a forest fire.

Road Updates: 
-Mt Baker Highway open to Artist Point.

-FS Road 5500-101 and McClellan Butte Trailhead: Closed Weekdays Aug. 20 - Mid September due to helicopter timber thinning. 

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

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.


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                Mount McKinley Recreational Forecast

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                Denali from Wonder Lake


    U-Notch: Out of condition

    Dana Couloir: Out of Condition

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    Red Rock Canyon Campground Is now open for the season. 

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    -- 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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