In past years the much-beloved Carlos has "groomed" the road with his snowmobile. Carlos is no longer works there so I emailed the Cielo Vista Ranch to see if they would continue "grooming"
the road for us.
Their response, quoted below, is that they are!
Sam Wilson wrote:We worked on the trail Saturday and have it packed all the way up to 4 way [@ ~11,300'] which is a little short of the STH but should give everyone a great start.
• It's by getting away from life that we can see it most clearly... It's by depriving ourselves of the myriad of everyday experiences that we renew our appreciation for them...I've learned from my experiences in the mountains that I love life. — Dave Johnston
• Mountains are not climbed merely to reach a geographical location — but as personal and spiritual challenges to the participants. — David Stein
• The best climber in the world is the one who’s having the most fun.— Alex Lowe
• Why do I climb the mountain? Because I'm in love! — The Captain