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TRailhead to Lindsey still open???

Trailhead conditions, directions, roads, parking, camping, etc. Trailhead Info/Status
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TRailhead to Lindsey still open???

Postby climbing_rob » Wed Oct 30, 2013 5:57 am

I can't find any recent info on this, does anyone know if one can still drive fairly close to the Lindsey/Huerfano trailhead? We want to attempt California (a high-100 my wife needs) this weekend. That trailhead is a mile or so before the Lindsey t/h. Thanks in advance for any information!

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Re: TRailhead to Lindsey still open???

Postby falcon568 » Wed Oct 30, 2013 6:57 am

I did Lindsey 2 weeks back. The road to the upper trailhead was open with about 6 inches of snow covering the top portion. There were some deep (~2-3 feet) puddles of water about 2 miles from the top as the snow was melting out down lower. I imagine the water is gone, not sure what sort of extra snow they've had up there since I went though.
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