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Road to Guanella Pass TH open?

Trailhead conditions, directions, roads, parking, camping, etc. Trailhead Info/Status
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Road to Guanella Pass TH open?

Postby joshbrink » Sun Oct 06, 2013 11:12 am

I am from out of state and looking if any one has current information on the road up to Guanella Pass TH from Georgetown. I looked at the TH update but nothing was very recent. I have a friend who is thinking of doing Beirstadt tomorrow. Thank you
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Re: Road to Guanella Pass TH open?

Postby iquack08 » Sun Oct 06, 2013 12:47 pm

No reasons for it to be closed.

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Re: Road to Guanella Pass TH open?

Postby joshbrink » Sun Oct 06, 2013 12:50 pm

Ok. Thank you. I wasn't sure if it had a winter closure or not. Just wanted to make sure before I sent my friends there.

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Re: Road to Guanella Pass TH open?

Postby PaliKona » Sun Oct 06, 2013 12:56 pm

Speaking of Bierstadt, has anyone been up since the storm? Conditions?

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Re: Road to Guanella Pass TH open?

Postby swadmin » Sun Oct 06, 2013 7:38 pm

Just did Bierstadt with a friend today. A little icy in the morning, had my spikes with me but didn't take it out. Lower part of the trail became muddy after 11 am. The creek crossing was easier than a couple weeks ago. Very doable and quite a few people were on the trail.

BTW, the toilet at the TH ran out of TP, probably due to the gvt shutdown, be prepared :)

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Re: Road to Guanella Pass TH open?

Postby joshbrink » Sun Oct 06, 2013 8:20 pm

Thank you, I will pass the info along to my friends.
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