Conditions update - PCT/Commonwealth Basin - July 7th, 2011

posted Jul 7, 2011, 7:50 PM by Luke Hizer
I was out on the trails this weekend, did a few miles out and back on the 2.5 miles of the PCT and a little beyond towards Commonwealth Basin. There's at least 12 down trees to the junction; you can get around them, but it's tricky in a couple cases. There's a pretty serious flow from this waterfall across the trail:

but it's easy enough to bypass a few hundred feet below. There's lot's of snow bridges, so be careful.

The trailhead is at exit 52, just beyond I-5 to the north. As you can see, there was some snow, but plenty of parking and it's easy to access: