Category: Trail Status

Current Trail Status / Conditions

Road Closures

It appears the following roads are closed for the season. Imogene Pass is closed from Tomboy to the county line (summit) Black Bear Pass Bolam Pass California Pass Cinammon Pass Corkscrew Pass Engineer Pass Hotel Draw Hurricane Pass Ophir Pass

High Mountain Passes

There have been reports of small snow drifts and icy conditions on the high mountain passes. Please use caution and watch for possible closures this weekend.

Vandals tear out Poughkeepsie Trail Gate

Vandals tore out the North Gate of the Poughkeepsie Trail just off Mineral Creek. The ws4w Trail Crew found the damage when heading up to unlock the gate at the direction of the USFS. The vandals apparently used a winch

Yankee Boy Basin Re-opened

Ouray County Road & Bridge crew worked overtime to re-open CR361 into Yankee Boy. There is reported to be a lot of mud and debris still on th road and drivers are cautioned when driving the shelf portion of the

Poughkeepsie Gulch Trail Opening

The BLM/San Juan County has opened the Southern gates to the Poughkeepsie Gulch trail as of today. The Northern gate will open on Wednesday 7/19/2017 about Noon. The WS4W Trail crew will be leaving Montrose at 9am to head up

Black Opens Effective 7/13/2017

After yesterdays trail closure to allow the removal of equipment, San Miguel County has brought the bulldozers down off the trail and officially opened the Black Bear Trail this morning, 7/13/2017. County road crews caution early travelers that there is

No access to Bridal Veil Falls – Wednesday, July 12th

No access to Bridal Veil Falls – Wednesday, July 12th No access to Bridal Veil Falls on Wednesday, July 12th No vehicles, hikers or bikers allowed. The San Miguel County Road Crew will be coming off of the switchbacks on

Alpine Loop/Engineer Pass Update

Alert Notification Road Assistant:Rock scaling mitigation is underway on Engineer Pass (County Road 18) in efforts to get the road opened as soon as possible. The Ouray County Road department is working to get assistance in clearing the landslide and

Alpine Loop CLOSED

Due to a massive landslide approximately 3/4 of a mile from the beginning of the Alpine Loop on Mineral Gulch from Highway 550, the Alpine Loop is closed to all traffic from the West end. There is no word yet