Trail Conditions

From Rocky Mountain National Park:

PAVEMENT PRESERVATION PROJECT CLOSURES will occur in numerous locations throughout the summer in Rocky Mountain National Park. Plan ahead! The Hiker Shuttle Express runs daily through September 13, and then weekends only through October 20. The Bear Lake Route and Moraine Park Route shuttle buses run daily through October 20.

Newest posts from RMNP:

7/30/2019 Bear Lake to Odessa Lake
There is still a snowfield about 20 yards long above Odessa Lake. Poles definitely needed and traction advised. There is a rock field that you have to negotiate part way across the snow. It would be quite dangerous if you fell. Use great caution.
By a Volunteer

7/26/2019 Skeleton Gulch
The Skeleton Gulch Wilderness Campsite site was snow free and dry. The trail was mostly dry with a couple of wet spots but nothing difficult to pass. The bridge to this site across the Ditch formerly consisted of two tapered logs, ends flipped to produce a consistent 20+ in. tread. One log has disappeared leaving a bridge with a tread of 6-8 inches at the tapered end (the portion across the Ditch). Substantial snow remains north of the campsite.
By a Visitor

7/25/2019 Ypsilon Lake
No snow at all. A few spots are rather muddy but passable.
By a Volunteer

7/25/2019 July Wilderness Campsite-Flattop Mountain-Tonahutu Trail
Supposedly there is only one snowfield, mid-shin deep about 100 yards long, on Bighorn Flats. Visitors said microspikes were 'unnecessary.'
By a Visitor

7/24/2019 Mt. Ida
All the major snow patches are melted out, so no major obstacles at this time. An early start (6-6:30 am) recommended, because the lot fills pretty early.
By a Volunteer

7/22/2019 Lawn Lake and the Saddle
Lawn Lake, Crystal Lake, The Saddle: No significant snow anywhere on trail. After Lawn Lake, there are two short sections where the trail basically becomes a small creek. Protect the tundra and get your feet wet rather than walking on the fragile grass and flowers.
By a Visitor

7/22/2019 Sky Pond
Basically a "river" running over Timberline Falls. Otherwise no problems on trail.
By a Visitor

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