Why so few Rainier trail updates - August 31st, 2010

posted Aug 31, 2010, 10:32 PM by Luke Hizer   [ updated Aug 31, 2010, 10:37 PM ]
This note on the Rainier Trail conditions page may explain it:

August 23, 2010: PLEASE NOTE... the Park Service is in the process of transitioning to a new program for managing websites. There are still problems to be worked out in getting all information from the old program moved to the new program. In the meantime go here for official trail reports.

As mentioned, updates can be found here. Some highlights include:

Burroughs Mountain Trail
From Frozen Lake to Second Burroughs there is one sketchy spot of snow. Please stay on trail or snow to avoid damaging fragile meadows8/25/10

Northern Loop Trail: Berkeley Park to Windy Gap
A patch of snow at Skyscraper Pass.


Summerland to Indian Bar
Please follow wanded route at Panhandle Gap.There is a snow bank at Panhandle Gap and patchy snow to the decent to Indian Bar. Naigation is more difficult in foggy weather