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    Default Tuckerman Ravine Trail Closure

    Saw this notice come up a few days ago. Want to make sure people see it. I wonder how many Seek-the-Peak'er had planned to take Tucks?

    RE: http://www.fs.fed.us/r9/forests/whit...in/conditions/

    ... A major reconstruction project planned for this summer will require the closure of a significant area of Tuckerman Ravine to all use. This will include the section of the hiking trail from Hermit Lake Shelters to the Alpine Garden trail junction. Work is scheduled to begin July 18 and last 4-5 weeks. ...

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    Thanks for the heads up! We were going to come down that route. Guess it will be Lion Head instead.
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    That was also my planned descend route, maybe I will team up with Bob and come down Lion Head as well.
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    Hi Bob and Armando,

    What trail were you planning to go up? My group had planned to take Tuck up and either Tuck or Lion Head down...decisions...decisions...

    Chris

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    Quote Originally Posted by BanjoChris View Post
    Hi Bob and Armando,

    What trail were you planning to go up? My group had planned to take Tuck up and either Tuck or Lion Head down...decisions...decisions...

    Chris
    Chris I am planning either Huntington Ravine (weather permitting) or Boots Spur up and definitely Lions Head down.
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    We've narrowed it down to Boott Spur Link or Lion Head going up and then Lion Head coming down. If the weather is nice, Boott Spur Link has beautiful views into the ravine.

    Chris

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    Thanks for posting this Kim. I saw it the other night on VFTT and meant to put it up here. This is definitely going to have an effect on STP - lots of people use this route. We had actually already planned an alternate route this year for a change of scenery and less traffic. Looks like we may only get one out of two now. Hopefully the Obs will send out an email to all the participants letting them know about this ahead of time. I'm going to send a note to Scot now to mention this.
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