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Wheeler Peak Scenic Road open to 10,000'.

Postby nvskier1 » Fri May 21, 2010 11:32 pm

Just a heads up to bc skiers......road is open to 10,000......upper campground is not yet plowed, but there is trailhead parking.......spent five days last week in the Wheeler - Jeff Davis cirque and (on top of 2 1/2 feet of new snow which fell during the week's storms) the skiing was/is outstanding.....
Last week the road was only open to the scenic overlook; which didn't do me any good, still had to start at 7,500....access is much easier now.....

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Postby MoapaPk » Fri May 21, 2010 11:58 pm

Thanks Seamus!
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Postby TyeDyeTwins » Sat May 22, 2010 1:52 am

Thanks for the information, I am sure the GBNP forest rangers are tired of me calling them all the time. Any idea on when the upper most campground will open? I understand that a permit is needed in select parts of the park.....is this true?
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Postby nvskier1 » Sat May 22, 2010 4:34 am

Upper campground should be plowed out by Memorial Day......Have never needed any "special" permits for any area of the Park, GBNP is much less restrictive than many National Parks.......
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