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Twin Sisters

Postby CODave » Thu Apr 19, 2012 8:03 am

Any one been up Twin Sisters lately? I'm looking to see how much snow is up there.

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Re: Twin Sisters

Postby Jon Frohlich » Thu Apr 19, 2012 9:55 am

I was there about 2 weeks ago and I did the whole thing in tennis shoes because I forgot my boots. No showshoes necessary. Some snow but the trail is packed down and not an issue. It's probably even more dry now.
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Re: Twin Sisters

Postby wesley_j » Thu Apr 19, 2012 10:09 am

CODave wrote:Any one been up Twin Sisters lately? I'm looking to see how much snow is up there.

Thanks,
Dave


We were up there on April 13th and there was minimal snow. Yeah +1 on the previous comment - the trail is nicely packed down and this could easily be done in pretty much any type of shoe. Probably bone dry now!
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Re: Twin Sisters

Postby zoomie83 » Thu Apr 19, 2012 7:45 pm

Is the road open to the summer trailhead? Thanks.
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Re: Twin Sisters

Postby sunny1 » Thu Apr 19, 2012 8:12 pm

zoomie83 wrote:Is the road open to the summer trailhead? Thanks.



Are you referring to Twin Sisters North in the Sangres or Twin Sisters peaks east of Longs?
For the latter, the trailhead is easily accessible year-round from Hwy 7.
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Re: Twin Sisters

Postby zoomie83 » Thu Apr 19, 2012 8:20 pm

There's more than one Twin Sisters? :) I did assume this thread was about this one:

For the latter, the trailhead is easily accessible year-round from Hwy 7.


I was wondering if the winter gate is still closed.
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Re: Twin Sisters

Postby ChrisRoberts » Thu Apr 19, 2012 9:45 pm

NPS site says access road is open, as are most of the lower dirt roads besides Wild Basin
http://www.nps.gov/romo/planyourvisit/road_status.htm
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Re: Twin Sisters

Postby zoomie83 » Thu Apr 19, 2012 11:48 pm

Cool. Thanks for the link.

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