Topic: Lumsden land slide & Wards Ferry temporary closure
|Posted: Mar 7, 2011Post Subject: Lumsden land slide & Wards Ferry temporary closure
|Lumsden Rd.: A slide has occurred 4 miles below the gate at Ferretti. We ran the long shuttle past the Cherry Creek put in and down river right, which was clear. Donít go in there without a 4WD with at least Subaru clearance though; a number of trees are down, as well as significant rock fall. There were up to 8Ē of snow but there are tire tracks through it all. The worst bit is optional: the section between Lumsden and Meralís Pool. I called the Groveland ranger district this morning, but they were unable to shed light as to the estimated completion date of the slideís repair, nor any information about its magnitude. |
Wards Ferry Rd: There were road closed signs at both ends. We drove around them and there was no obstruction. At the end of the day the signs were removed so this may no longer be an issue. It appears some retention work was performed on the Groveland side in the steep part.
In short if you want it, it's there. But you do have to want it.
|Lumsden Road is blocked again by a landslide. This one will take a while to clear, I'll bet. |
See this thread for more info.