[Cdt-l] Gila Wilderness Opened or Closed?

Bob Sartini bobsartini at gmail.com
Tue Jan 14 09:12:01 CST 2014


Exactly. In 2009 we were told 400+ blowdowns in Washington on PCT. Told to
take a reroute. We didn't. Turned out maybe 40 blowdowns. Wait until an
actual hiker tells you. Not an "official" who wants to keep the campers out.
On Jan 13, 2014 9:24 PM, "Jonathan Ley" <jonathan at phlumf.com> wrote:
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> My experience has been that “impa
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> My experience has been that “impassable” could mean anything… It totally
> depends on who is making that judgment, and what their perspective is. It
> could mean, just a bunch of annoying blow-downs and wash-outs, or it could
> indeed mean impassable (i.e. you’re going to make ~0.5 miles an hour & have
> a miserable time). I doubt at this date anyone has been up there recently
> and really knows what the conditions will be like come ~April.
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> -Jonathan
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> *From:* cdt-l-bounces at backcountry.net [mailto:
> cdt-l-bounces at backcountry.net] *On Behalf Of *Sean Staplin
> *Sent:* Monday, January 13, 2014 5:33 PM
> *To:* Doug Carlson
> *Cc:* cdt-l at backcountry.net
> *Subject:* Re: [Cdt-l] Gila Wilderness Opened or Closed?
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> I would highly doubt it is impassable. It may take a longer and a couple
> days extra food, but two feet can clamber and scramble over most anything.
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> On Mon, Jan 13, 2014 at 5:33 PM, Doug Carlson <doug-sue at centurylink.net>
> wrote:
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> I just got this question by email.  I have no answer for it.  Planning on
> hiking the CDTS route through the Gila Wilderness, does anyone have any
> info on this question?
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> "Have you heard anything about the Gila route?  I heard through Jerry
> Brown that the USFS says it is impassable.  I was hoping to go that way."
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> -Trew
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