Ouray county has announced they will attempt to begin clearing and opening of trails in the county beginning May 3rd. Watch for equipment in the area as the Road & Bridge Gang work to open trails in the upper elevations. There is no set schedule as to the order in which trails will be plowed. Trail openings will be done strictly by the current conditions. The county reports it may be a month or more before all trails will be opened due to the weather. Drivers are advised to use extreme caution during the plowing operations.