Rubicon Closure

Just received from Vickie Sander of El Dorado County:

Sun, May 21 2017 2:35 PM

Condition exist on the Rubicon Trail that warrant closure.  The monitoring protocols have been met.  I am sending this to the ROC email list to get the information out as soon as possible and will post to the County website tomorrow.  Loon Lake to the Intertie is not effected by this closure.  With the upcoming holiday it is important that we get this information out. 

If you have any questions, please contact me.
Thank you,
Vickie Sanders
Parks Manager
County of El Dorado
Chief Administrative Office
530-621-7538
FAX: 530-642-0301

My understanding is that this is a water running on the trail issue. With the warm temperatures, the excessive snow melt over runs the rolling dips and water bars. There are certain spots that get measured on a regular basis during the melt and it the water is deeper than allowed, motor vehicle traffic is temporarily suspended.

Hopefully these ‘trouble’ spots are documented and better features are placed on the trail to prevent future closures.

This only effects the Wentworth Springs section of the trail. I assume Airport Flat to the Ellis Creek (Loon Lake) intertie.

Vickie will email users when the conditions change and the trail is reopened.

 

Rubicon Ronin

 

 



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