Buena Vista, Salida, Bonanza, Sargents info '19 Monday July 22, 2019 "open" means no snow or very little easily-rideable snow; major downfall has been cleared but some minor ride-overs may remain. Date in RED is date of change; yymmdd Arkansas River Loop (Salida to Howard along the river, return via Power Line Rd) - open. Arkansas Hills (Salida to Aspen Ridge) - all routes are open. Aspen Ridge Rd 185 - seasonal gates open. FourMile Area - seasonal gates open. Rainbow Tr _Western terminus to Little Bridge Rd 201B/C - open. _Little Bridge Rd 201B/C to Highway 285 - open. _Highway 285 to Sand Gulch 124 - open. _Sand Gulch 124 to Methodist Mtn 108 - open. _Methodist Mtn 108 to Bear Cr 101 - open. _Bear Cr 101 to Kerr Gulch 45 - open. _Kerr Gulch 45 to Hayden Cr Rd 6 - open. _Hayden Cr Rd 6 to Big Cottonwood 40 - open, except for USFS closed section. _Big Cottonwood 40 southeast to Salida RD barrier - open. Shirley Site - dry and dusty. Little Bridge Road 201B/C orange route - open. Marshall Pass Rd 200 east side - open/ 243 west side - open. Poncha Cr Rd 203 - open. Silver Cr Rd 201 - open. San Luis Valley, north end East side Dorsey Cr area and south to Villa Grove - BLM seasonal gates open. West side Poncha Loop area - BLM seasonal gates open. Bonanza and south Alder Cr Rd 890 - open. Clover Cr Rd 876 - open. Mosquito Lake Loop Rds 861, 862, 862D - open. Otto Mears Toll Rd 869 - open. Spring Cr Rd/Whale Hill 875 - snow blocked at the very top. Turquoise Rd 874 - unknown. Bonita Hill / Columbia Gulch and others - open. Sargents Mesa - open. Sargents south Agate Cr Tr 484 - open. Baldy Lake Tr 491 - open. Big Bend Tr 488 - open. Dutchman Tr 490 - open. Green Cr Tr 1412 - snowblocked at 5 miles up. Hicks Gulch Tr 492 - open. Indian Cr Rd/FR777.1C - open. Left Hand Tr 495 - open. Lime Cr Tr 485 - open. Long Branch Tr 489 - open. Milk Cr Tr 474 - open; bridge at Marshall Pass Rd 243 is gone/removed. Ride through the creek with care. Tank 7 Tr 480 - open. Upper Razor Spur Tr 487.1A - open. Barret Park Loop trails _Middle Barret Cr Tr 494 - open. _Middle Razor Tr 501 - open. _North Gulch Tr 502 - open. _Razor Cr Tr 487 - open. _Right Hand Tr 493 - open. _Barret Left Hand Rd 643 - open. Summit Tr/CDT - open. . . 190713 The small avalanche near Windy Peak/Green Gate has been cleared. A snow bank closer to Green Gate is ride-around. No snow anywhere else on the trail from Marshall Pass to Lujan Pass. Crest Tr - north end (Monarch) - snowblocked at 2.4 miles; see post #75 on page 4 and #84 on page 5. . . 190722 _south end (Marshall) - open to the cornice. . . 190722 The cornice LOOMS. Sargents north / Pitkin Canyon Cr Tr 481 - open to the top of Horseshoe. Horseshoe Tr 482 - open to the top. _Probably NOT open over Granite Mtn to Tomichi Pass as that part probably has huge drifts still on its north facing aspects. Quakey Mtn Tr 537 - open. Waunita Tr 497 - open. Passes n s e w - north south east west Black Sage Pass 887 - open. Cottonwood Pass 306e 209w- closed until August 12, 2019. Cumberland Pass 764n 765s - open. Hancock Pass 299n 266s- closed; snow and avalanche on Gunnison side. Hayden Pass 6 - both sides open. . . 190713 Marshall Pass 200e 243w - open. Medano Pass - not open as of July 6. Napoleon Pass 540 - unknown. Old Monarch Pass 237 - open. Pearl Pass 738 - snow blocked. Star Pass 411 - unknown. Taylor Pass 761 - unknown. Tincup Pass 267 - closed by USFS/avalanche. Tomichi Pass 888 - closed by USFS. Waunita Pass 763 - open. Frenchy's, Tincup 970-641-4565, open 7:30-5 (later if customers present), B,L,D. No gas. Silver Plume General Store, Pitkin 970-641-3866, store open 10am-6pm daily, gas/snacks. Grill open for lunch 7 days a week. http://silverplumegeneralstore.com and new http://silverplumegeneralstore.com/grill St Elmo General Store 719-395-2117, open 9-6 daily. No gas. Taylor Park Marina 970-641-2922, open daily 7-11 bkfst, 11-4 lunch. Gas for boats only. http://www.taylorparkmarina.com Taylor Park Trading Post 970-641-2555, General Store, Gift Shop, Rental Cabins, Full hook-up RV sites & Restaurant. Store open daily 8-8. 24hour-gas. http://www.taylorparktradingpost.com Tomichi Creek Trading Post, Sargents 970-641-0674, store open 8am-8pm daily, restaurant open Sun 11-7or8pm, Mon-Sat 11-7:30. 24hour-gas. http://tomichicreektradingpost.com See the San Isabel, Gunnison, and Rio Grande USFS maps for location information.