[pct-l] Section C - CA FIRE CLOSURES

AsABat AsABat at 4Jeffrey.Net
Fri Sep 22 20:12:40 CDT 2006

The good news is, based on the map posted on Inciweb, it looks like the arch
bridge over Deep Creek will be saved. The map shows a fire line constructed
in the area of the bridge. The bad news is the fire has reached Deep Creek
to the west of the bridge.


> I just got done talking with MIll Creek Ranger Station and the Fish Creek
> Trail to San Gorgonio just opened yesterday.  She informed me that the PCT
> was still closed.     She LOOSELY gave me permission as a PCTA member and
> as a  representative for PICKAXE and the trail Gorilla to do a TRAIL
> MAINTINANCE RECON.   So anybody keen on doing some RECON hiking - next
> week.
>   They are still cleaning up the Deep Creek Corridor from the PINNACLE
> FIRE with 80% containment and the active fire is in the DC Canyon.  My
> guess is that the PCT is probably pretty ripped up but will not be able to
> RECON for a while.
>   THIS WINTER WILL probably RUN HAVOCK - both sections are very steep and
> a serious water runoff zones.  It will be interesting how much trail will
> be left if we have an El nino winter as some are predicating.
>   SB

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