Luciano136 wrote:I'd be totally fine with closing the area at the ski areas. It pretty much was like that for a while when the frog closure was in effect. I biked to Islip saddle then, snowshoed to Dawson saddle and went up Mt. Lewis. I didn't see another soul the whole day. It was magical.
...on the snowed-over ACH, what a great x-c ski tour! From Kratka Ridge, as far as you can go toward Baden-Powell, then back before dark. I've done it several times in complete solitude. Six-foot icicles dangling from the tunnels, 60mph winds howling over the saddles. A great SoCal adventure with stunning views at every turn.
On a related note, I remember sorting my gear at Williamson while watching a guy as he crowbarred and hammered a route into existence there. I'm sure his project went on for many days, but in about 15 minutes he musta hacked away at least 300lbs. of rock!