Scenic Hot Springs Conditions, April 5th, 2007

Conditions: Clear, sunny skies, 50F @ Pools; 68F on the Upper BPA Road. Snow is still 2-4 ft deep, wet & heavy. Melt is accelerating. Snowshoes are not required as snow will support boots. Some icy areas under shade. Spring Source East #1 (Lobster Upper): 96.1F,...

Olympic Hot Springs Update – Mar 31st, 2007

The road up to Olympic Hot Springs remains closed at the dam due to winter storms. That leaves a hike of around 14 miles round trip.There are a large number of downed trees across the trail, all navigatable. There is one large one right before the last (highest)...

Scenic Hot Springs Conditions, March 26th, 2007

In a nutshell, the snow is melting but there is still plenty of it. FS850 is undriveble with unstable snowpack from three to six feet. Erosion on the slopes is typical for the spring melt, with a few new wrinkles but no major sliding. Snowshoes are still advised but...

Scenic Hot Springs Snow Conditions Update

I must apologize to my lack of posts regarding Scenic. It’s not that Scenic has been forgotten, but more of that there is little of a public nature that can be posted and a certain desire on the part of Mother Nature to make it difficult at best to visit Scenic....

Showshoeing to the Springs

Kimba was kind enough to share these images of Scenic taken Dec 26th, 2006Someone built a snowman at the gateThere were tracks that went about up to the first bend right,but then they ended. There were no tracks above that at all.It took almost three hours to hit the...