CT Conditions 2019 August 20

Tuesday Blog Post – CONDITIONS 2019 – August 20. CLOSURES Copper Mountain area: two-mile, trail-season detour affecting parts of CT Segments 7 and 8 . . . . . https://coloradotrail.org/ct-detour-at-copper-mountain/ North of Monarch Pass: 3.2-mile detour on the CT Collegiate West, CW05 . . . . . https://coloradotrail.org/closure-detour-near-monarch-pass-2019/ AVALANCHE RELATED Seg 7 avalanche debris zones […]

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CT Conditions 2019 July 30

Tuesday Blog Post – CONDITIONS 2019 – July 30. Closure info at the bottom; avalanche too; read this top to bottom. SNOWPACK Substantially melted but there’s still some remaining snow. It’s improving quickly, but this is the latest melt-out (by 2-3 weeks) in the history of The Colorado Trail. Informed guesswork continues below, thanks to […]

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CT Conditions 2019 July 23

Tuesday Blog Post – CONDITIONS 2019 – July 23. Closure info at the bottom; avalanche too. SNOWPACK Substantially melted but there’s still some remaining snowpack. It’s improving quickly. Informed guesswork continues below, thanks to user and volunteer reports including some with detail. “PASSABLE” indicates that, in our view, it has become easily snow-passable, that enough […]

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CT Conditions 2019 July 16

Tuesday Blog Post – CONDITIONS 2019 – July 16. SNOWPACK Backcountry guesswork continues below, thanks to user and volunteer reports including some with detail. “PASSABLE” indicates that, in our view, it has become it easily snow-passable, that enough has melted to no longer be overly arduous or hazardous, and without snow-related navigation challenges. Segs 1-5 […]

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CT Conditions 2019 July 9

Trail Tip Tuesday Blog Post – CONDITIONS 2019 SNOW AND MORE – July 9, 2019. SNOWPACK Great news! Melt-off of this year’s record snow has progressed and even more of the CT is passable. Guesswork continues below, thanks to wonderful user and volunteer reports. “PASSABLE” refers to whether we consider it easily snow-passable, indicating that […]

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CT Detour at Copper Mountain

July 6, 2019…DETOUR, here’s info about a two-mile, temporary detour at Copper Mountain affecting small portions of CT Segments 7 and 8. The detour starts at Segment 7, mile 12.8 (from-Denver mile 117.2) where the CT meets the Summit County Rec Path. (See photos. Note detour sign with CT and CDT markers.) Diverge from the […]

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