ST. MARY - trail status as of 6:29AM Mountain Time on 2-20-2018
Beaver Pond Trail (behind 1913 Ranger Station)
1913 Ranger Station to Red Eagle Trail / 1.2 mi.
Projected clearing date: Cleared 5/10/2017 per 650

Trail is in good shape and trails has recently cut the vegetation back. 8/20/2017 per 623 (BC Ranger)


Florence Falls Trail
Gunsight Pass Trail to Florence Falls / .8 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 6/14/2017 per 650

Trail clear of down trees but very brushy - 8/1/2017 per L14


Gunsight Pass Trail
Sun Road at Jackson Overlook to Reynolds Creek / 1.3 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 5/23/2017 per 650

Reynolds Creek Suspension Bridge: INSTALLED 5/23/2017 per 656

REMOVED 9/27 PER 650 Trail is in good shape. Vegetation is thick and high in some areas, so be bear aware. 8/3/2017 Per 623 (BC Ranger)


Reynolds Creek to Florence Falls Jct./ 2.7 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 6/8/2017 per 650

Reynolds Creek Suspension Bridge: REMOVED 9/27/2017 per 656

Trail is in good shape and the falls are impressive. 8/3/2017 per 623 (BC Ranger)


Florence Falls Jct. to Gunsight Lake/ 2.2 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 6/19/2017 per 650

Trail is in good shape. Some areas of overgrown vegetation, so be bear aware. 8/3/2017 per 623


Gunsight Lake to Gunsight Pass/ 3.0 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 7/7/2017 per 650

Gunsight Lake Suspension Bridge: INSTALLED 6/23/2017 per 656

REMOVED 9/27/2017 PER 650


Hidden Lake Trail
Logan Pass Visitor Center to Hidden Lake/ 3.0 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 8/4/2017 per 650

The trail is in great shape from the VC to the Lake. Be aware, no off trail/boardwalk travel is allowed in these meadow areas due to the fragile alpine vegetation. Be Bear aware. 8/20/2017 per 623 (BC Ranger)


Otokomi Lake Trail
Rising Sun Campstore to Otokomi Lake / 5.0 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 6/22/2017 per 650

Trail clear. 6/30/2017 per 623


Piegan Pass Trail
Sun road at Siyeh Bend to Preston Park/ 2.7 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 6/22/2017 per 650

The trail is free of snow and downed trees. 7/21/2017 per 524 Guillard

Trail is in great shape with trail crews installing additional water bars. 8/4/2017 per 623 (BC Ranger)


Spur from Jackson Overlook to Siyeh Bend Jct./ 1.3 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 6/20/2017 per 650


Preston Park Jct. to Piegan Pass/ 1.8 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 8/4/2017 per 650

Trail is nearly clear except for a few patchy spots of snow 9/27/17 per 624-Mozol


Red Eagle Lake Trail
1913 Ranger Sta.Trailhead to St. Mary Lk.Trail Jct./ 5.1
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 5/19/2017 per 650

Red Eagle I Suspension Bridge: REMOVED 9/27/2017 PER 650

Red Eagle II Suspension Bridge: REMOVED 9/27/2017 PER 650

Trail is clear except for one large fallen tree. Please be bear aware. 9/12/2017 per 224 Chapman


St. Mary Lake Trail Jct. to head of Red Eagle Lake/ 3.3
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED per 650

Red Eagle I Suspension Bridge: INSTALLED 5/23/2017 per 650

REMOVED 9/27/2017 PER 650 Eagle II Suspension Bridge: INSTALLED 5/23/2017 per 650

REMOVED 9/27/2017 PER 650 Trail is very dry but in good condition. No downed trees or trouble spots. 7/30/2017 per 224 Chapman (BC Permits)


Head of Red Eagle Lake to Triple Divide Pass/ 7.8 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 7/20/2017 per 650

Red Eagle Gorge Suspension Bridge: INSTALLED: 6/14/2017 per 650 REMOVED 9/28/2017 PER 650

Upper Red Eagle Suspension Bridge: INSTALLED: 6/14/2017 per 650 REMOVED 9/28/2017 PER 650


Siyeh Pass Trail
Preston Park Jct. to Siyeh Pass/ 2.0 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 8/4/2017 per 650

The trail is mostly covered in 3-4" of snow with some deeper spots and there is one steep angle snow field at the pass that has a run out over a cliff edge. Hikers have been avoiding this snow field by scrambling up higher on the mountain. 9/27/2017 per 624-Mozol


Siyeh Pass to Sun Road at Sun Rift Gorge/ 5.6 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 8/4/2017 per 650

PLEASE stay on the trail and don't cut the switchbacks which increases erosion and destroys the trails. 8/4/2017 per 623 (BC Ranger)

The trail is mostly snow free except for patchy snow on the mile of trail closest to the pass and one steep angle snow field at the pass that has a run out over a cliff ledge. Hikers have been avoiding this snow field by scrambling up higher on the mountain. 9/27/2017 per 624-Mozol


St. Mary Lake Trail
St.Mary Falls Trailhead(Sun Road) to Virginia Falls/ 1.5
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 5/11/2017 per 650

Trail is in great shape with no snow and zero trees across trail. Some water/mud on trail, please refrain from leaving the trail around these areas. 6/22/2017 per 524 Guillard

Trail is clear and dry. One water crossing on rocks, be careful some are slick. 8/20/2017 per 623 (BC Ranger)


Virginia Falls to Red Eagle Trail Jct./ 9.3 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 6/9/2017 per 650

Trail is thick and brushy in areas along the western half of St. Mary Lake. Approximately 10 trees down, mostly in burned area near Red Eagle trail junction. 6/22/17 per 524 Guillard

Trail is mostly in good shape, with some areas of vegetation very high and hard to see. Be very bear careful in these areas, and make lots of noise. 15 trees down on this section. 8/20/2017 per 623 (BC Ranger)


Sun Point to Reynolds Creek
Sun Point to Baring Falls Jct./ 0.6 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 5/20/2017 per 650

Trails is in good shape. 8/2/2017 per 623 (BC Ranger)


Baring Falls Jct. to St. Mary Falls Jct./ 1.2 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 5/11/2017 per 650

Trail in good shape. 8/2/2017 per 623 (BC Ranger)


St. Mary Falls Jct. to Reynolds Creek / 1.4 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 5/18/2017 per 650

Reynolds Creek Suspension Bridge: INSTALLED 5/23/2017 per 656

Trail is in pretty good shape. 8/2/2017 per 623 (BC Ranger)



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