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by Petr
February 19th, 2024, 8:56 am
Forum: Trail Rx
Topic: Major Wahkeena landslide
Replies: 1
Views: 208

Re: Major Wahkeena landslide

"2/18/24: Landslide above Fairy Falls (approximately 2.0 miles from trailhead)has blown-out trail switchbacks. No timeline for repairs. Trail is not officially closed but access is not recommended. Cross slide with extreme caution." Source: https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/crgnsa/recreation/recarea/?...
by Petr
February 19th, 2024, 8:54 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Rests Report by Red Shorts 2-3-2024
Replies: 7
Views: 939

Re: Rests Report by Red Shorts 2-3-2024

Re Wahkeena approach: "2/18/24: Landslide above Fairy Falls (approximately 2.0 miles from trailhead)has blown-out trail switchbacks. No timeline for repairs. Trail is not officially closed but access is not recommended. Cross slide with extreme caution." Source: https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/crgns...
by Petr
February 19th, 2024, 8:50 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Multnomah / Wahkeena update 2/1/2024
Replies: 16
Views: 2739

Re: Multnomah / Wahkeena update 2/1/2024

You may have made the difference squidvisious! "2/18/24: Landslide above Fairy Falls (approximately 2.0 miles from trailhead)has blown-out trail switchbacks. No timeline for repairs. Trail is not officially closed but access is not recommended. Cross slide with extreme caution." Source of quote : ht...
by Petr
February 17th, 2024, 8:31 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Multnomah / Wahkeena update 2/1/2024
Replies: 16
Views: 2739

Re: Multnomah / Wahkeena update 2/1/2024

New escape route 21624.jpg Photo credit : Gregory LaVallee Where there's a will, there's a way! Red Shorts sees the fresh ditch coming down from above (doing much damage of course) that others coming down have used as an emergency escape. He is not sure if the Forest Service has done a hard closure...
by Petr
February 16th, 2024, 5:41 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Multnomah / Wahkeena update 2/1/2024
Replies: 16
Views: 2739

Re: Multnomah / Wahkeena update 2/1/2024

Squidvisious- WOW, glad you are OK! It will probably be a high priority TKO project when safe to work on. It is good timing for Red Shorts as he will not be in the area for at least a couple of weeks.
by Petr
February 16th, 2024, 3:27 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Multnomah / Wahkeena update 2/1/2024
Replies: 16
Views: 2739

Re: Multnomah / Wahkeena update 2/1/2024

looking down paved trail 21624.jpg looking down paved trail almost to Lemmons Viewpoint 21624.jpg almost to Lemmons Viewpoint snowman upper bridge 21624.jpg snowman upper wooden bridge Rockfall from 2nd tree down 21624.jpg Oh no,new rock and debris fall covered in fresh snow now 2 trees down above ...
by Petr
February 16th, 2024, 12:47 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Multnomah / Wahkeena update 2/1/2024
Replies: 16
Views: 2739

Re: Multnomah / Wahkeena update 2/1/2024

Closed above Fairy Falls 21624.jpg On 2-16-2024 about 1030 , Red Shorts closed this trail above Fairy Falls and has already given a preliminary report to Forest Service. More extensive reporting in progress. He will post more pictures and story ASAP. Thanks to squidvisious for getting out the word ...
by Petr
February 15th, 2024, 11:08 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Rests Report by Red Shorts 2-3-2024
Replies: 7
Views: 939

Re: Rests Report by Red Shorts 2-3-2024

Red Shorts had total solitude again on Valentine's Day 2-14-24 with a winter storm warning in place. He was watching the weather closely and had multiple scouts, in other places, notifying him of the approaching storm's progress. He completed a full days work and left prior to the storms arrival "ea...
by Petr
February 14th, 2024, 6:29 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Rests Report by Red Shorts 2-3-2024
Replies: 7
Views: 939

Re: Rests Report by Red Shorts 2-3-2024

Sky and River PP 21224.jpg Red Shorts went up again on 2-12-24, complete solitude that day. 2 trees down upper DF 21224.jpg Made upper Devils Fork park like grade A+. Some more flagging to make route, around these 2 trees down, easy to follow. Old Foxglove has a stream running down it, travel not r...
by Petr
February 14th, 2024, 6:18 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Multnomah / Wahkeena update 2/1/2024
Replies: 16
Views: 2739

Re: Multnomah / Wahkeena update 2/1/2024

Red Shorts did what he could on 2-12-24 Filled sb Wahkeena 21224.jpg "Filled" this switchback cut as people were still using this, even though the trail is clear now. Horrible sb cut Wahkeena 21224.jpg The snow has mostly melted, he tried to make some rock steps but MUDDY conditions will likely make...