The road to the trailhead was covered with fairly packed new snow. The road was steep in just a few places and I made it ok with a 4 wheel drive SUV and regular tires, though I slid a bit on a couple of the climbs.. A local (who was skiing down the) said he forgot to put on his snow tires for his Toyota corolla and had to leave it at the bottom. The road didn‘t look like you needed high ground clearance when there is no snow and definitely not now when ruts and things are filled in. A local going the road with a Toyota Corolla shows that. But, snow was definitely an issue. Nice parking area at the trailhead with a restroom and just beyond the lot there were a few dispersed campsites that you could also drive to. I didnít see any water spigots, but there is a stream is just adjacent to the parking.
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