LAKE MCDONALD - trail status as of 11:21AM Mountain Time on 6-24-2017
Apgar L.O. Trail/ 2.8 mi.
Road end to Apgar Lookout / 2.8 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 4/28/17 per 250


Avalanche Lake Trail
Avalanche Campground - Foot of Avalanche Lake/ 2.0 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 5/30/17 per 256

TRAIL POSTED: From Trail of the Cedars to the head of the lake for bear frequenting. per L12 6/18/2017.


Foot of Avalanche Lake - Head of Avalanche Lake/ 0.8 mi.
Initial clearing scheduled: Complete 5/19/17 per 250

TRAIL POSTED: From Trail of the Cedars to the head of the lake for bear frequenting. per L12 6/18/2017.


Camas Creek Drainage
North Fork Road - Foot of Trout Lake/ 7.0 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 6/1/17 per 256

Camas Creek near Trout Lake, Water is running very fast, 30’ wide and waist deep. Per 222 6/6/2017


Foot of Trout Lake to Arrow Lake / 2.3 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 6/1/17 per 256


Arrow Lake to Camas Lake / 3.6 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 6/21/17 per 256


Flattop Mountain Trail (to Fifty Mountain)
Packer's Roost to Flattop Mtn. Campground / 5.7 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED TO SNOW LINE 6/14/17 per 256

Mineral Creek Suspension Bridge: Bridge installed 6/6/17 per 250


Flattop Campground - Fifty Mtn. Campground/ 6.3 mi.
Initial Clearing scheduled: Initial Clearing projected 7/14/17 per 250


Granite Park Trail
Loop - Granite Park Chalet/ 4.0 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED TO SNOW LINE 6/16/17 per 256


Highline Trail
Logan Pass - Granite Park Chalet/ 7.6 mi.
Initial clearing scheduled: Winter status as of 10/13/16

Rimrock handline installation scheduled: Handline removed as of 9/30/16


Highline Trail - Grinnell Glacier Overlook/ 0.8 mi.
Initial Clearing scheduled: Winter status as of 10/18/16 per 250


Granite Park Chalet - Fifty Mtn. Campground/ 11.9 mi.
Initial Clearing scheduled: Winter status as of 10/18/16 per 250
Howe Lake Trail
North Fork Road to Howe Lake / 2.0 mi.
Initial Clearing scheduled: Cleared 4/28/17 per 250

Trail is clear. 5/24/17 per 223.


Howe Ridge Trail
North Fork Road to Trout Lake Trail / 9.6 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 5/22/17 per 256
Howe Ridge trail to Howe Lake / 1.7 mi.
Initial Clearing scheduled: Cleared 6/6/17 per 250


Huckleberry Mountain Trails
Camas Road to Huckleberry Lookout/ 6.0 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED to snow line 5/18/17 per 250

Snow begins at saddle approximately 4 miles from TH. Large high angle snow fields on north facing aspects. 3 trees down. 6/6/17 per 224 LF.


Huckleberry Nature Trail \ .9 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 4/25/17 per 250


Lincoln Creek Trail
South Boundary Trail to Lincoln Lake Trail Jct. / 5.8 mi.
Initial Clearing: CLEARED 5/22/17 per 256

Bridge installation scheduled: Installed, 4/28/2017 per 250


Lincoln Lake Trail
Going-to-the-Sun Road - Lincoln Lake/ 8.0 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 5/22/2017 per 256

Trail is clear to lake. Several sections of heavy mud. Some flooding over campground trail to one campsite 6/1/2017 per 224


McDonald Lake
North Mcdonald Road (Kelly Camp) to Fish Creek CPG. / 6.6 mi

Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 4/28/17 per 250.

Three large trees across trail...one near Fish Creek and 2 near Kelly camp. per 222 6/6/2017


Spur to Rocky Point / .3 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 4/19/17 as per 250


McDonald Valley Trails
Includes all trails contained within the valley
1. Apgar Flats Horse Loops: CLEARED 4/29/17 per 256 2. Apgar Mountain Horse Loops: CLEARED 5/3/17 per 256 3. Ox-Bow Trail: CLEARED 4/28/17 per 256 4. Johns Lake Loop Trails: CLEARED 4/25/17 per 256 5. Johns Lake to Avalanche CG: CLEARED 4/24/17 per 256 6. Trail of the Cedars: CLEARED 4/28/17 per 256
Mt. Brown L.O. Trail
Sperry Trail - Mt. Brown L.O./ 3.7 mi.
initial Clearing scheduled: CLEARED 6/1/16 per 250 Habituated mountain goats near the lookout, please maintain distance. 6/14/16 per 224Wheeler
Old Flathead Ranger Station Road
Apgar L.O. Road Jct.-Old Flathead R.S.(MF/NF Conf.) 3.7 mi.
Initial Clearing: Projected clearing 5/26/17 per 250.
Old R.S - North Fork River 5.2 Miles
Initial Clearing: Projected clearing 6/1/2017 per 250.


Snyder Lake Trail
Sperry Trail to Snyder Lake / 2.6 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 6/6/2017 per 256

Trail clear to campground. 6/12/17 per 222.


Snyder Ridge Trail
Sperry Trail (Crystal Ford) to Lincoln Lake Trail / 2.6 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 5/22/17 per 256


Lincoln Lake Trail to Going to the Sun Road / 6.2 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 6/1/17 per 256
South Boundary Trail
Headquarters to Lincoln Creek Tr. Jct. / 5.3 mi.

Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 5/17/17 Per 256

Suspension Bridge installation: Complete 4/28/17 per 250


Sperry Trail
Lake McDonald Lodge - Sperry Chalet/ 6.4 mi.
Initial Clearing: Projected clearing 6/30/17 per 256

Clear to Snyder Lake trail junction. 5/30/17 per 223.

Snow 3/4 mile below the Chalet. One steep angled field to cross (40 ft.). Ice axe and crampons not necessary but good boots and poles required. 100 ft slide down to level exposed ground. Good steps kicked in. 6/14/17 per 224 Nelson


Sperry Chalet - Sperry Glacier/ 3.7 mi.
Initial Clearing scheduled: Handline and bridges are removed to Comeau Pass as of 9/15/16, per 250.

Trail is clear. 8/23/16 per 223.


Sperry Chalet - Lake Ellen Wilson/ 2.4 mi.
Initial Clearing scheduled: Complete 7/6/16 per 256


Lake Ellen Wilson - Gunsight Pass/ 1.7 mi.
Initial Clearing scheduled: Winter Status as of 10/12/16 per 250.


Swiftcurrent L.O. Trail
Swiftcurrent Pass Trail - Swiftcurrent L.O./ 1.4 mi.
Initial clearing scheduled: Winter Status as of 10/12/16 per 250.


Swiftcurrent Pass Trail
Granite Park Chalet - Swiftcurrent Pass/ 0.9 mi.
Initial Clearing scheduled: Winter Status as of 10/12/16 per 250.


Trout Lake Trail (From North McDonald Road)
North McDonald Road to Trout Lake / 4.6 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 6/2/2017 per 256



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