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Missouri a good choice

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Missouri a good choice

Postby sgladbach » Wed Jan 02, 2013 1:41 pm

The Rockdale TH is open to a 4WD (You can actually go to Winfield.) There is a trench in to Clohesy Lake. Don't take the trench beyond the far end of the lake as it actually heads to Iowa and Emerald. After one spot to get on the ridge, the route to the top of Missouri is pretty darn dry. Take a description and map.

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Re: Missouri a good choice

Postby I Man » Wed Jan 02, 2013 1:51 pm

sgladbach wrote:(You can actually go to Winfield.)


Winfield is accessible now for Huron?
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Re: Missouri a good choice

Postby SeracZack » Wed Jan 02, 2013 2:17 pm

As of Saturday (12/29) the road was snow packed to the Missouri Gulch trailhead. It was packed further back than that, but we didn't go any further to see how far.
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Re: Missouri a good choice

Postby d_baker » Wed Jan 02, 2013 2:21 pm

I Man wrote:
sgladbach wrote:(You can actually go to Winfield.)


Winfield is accessible now for Huron?

Steve's Clear Crk./S.Winfield TH Status update says so....

"Open to 4WD to the Winfield cabins. Can't cross the bridge and go further."

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