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Conditions on Uncompahgre

Postby yogi » Thu Sep 26, 2013 9:16 am

Hi,

I am thinking of hiking Uncompahgre this Sunday (9/29) along with a friend of mine from Dallas. Does anyone have a hands on condition report since the snow storm this past weekend. Also, any info on the condition of the road to the TH would be appreciated.

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Re: Conditions on Uncompahgre

Postby EZSide » Thu Sep 26, 2013 4:05 pm

I hiked up Nellie Creek Rd. from Henson Creek on Tuesday. Snow started well before Upper trailhead. Made it to about 12,700 in the upper basin on snowshoes. My guess is most of that is melted out now. Warm and windy. Understand there is a chance for more snow soon - that's what to watch. Nellie Creek Rd is definite 4x4.

EDIT now I don't see any precip which makes more sense.

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Re: Conditions on Uncompahgre

Postby PKelley » Fri Sep 27, 2013 9:10 am

Its been raining in Lake City since 3:00 this morning. Its 39 degrees in town, which means its snowing again up in the high country.
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Re: Conditions on Uncompahgre

Postby powhound » Fri Sep 27, 2013 11:36 am

yogi wrote:Does anyone have a hands on condition report since the snow storm this past weekend. Also, any info on the condition of the road to the TH would be appreciated.


I would really appreciate if anyone could keep this updated going past this upcoming weekend, as I was hoping to get down there around the middle of next week. Thanks!

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Re: Conditions on Uncompahgre

Postby yogi » Fri Sep 27, 2013 10:12 pm

Thanks for the replies guys. I will update on the conditions for this weekend once I get there

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Re: Conditions on Uncompahgre

Postby PKelley » Sat Sep 28, 2013 8:04 am

Snowed a little less than an inch last night in town.

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