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    Monarch Crest - when will it be possible?

    Anyone want to take a guess on when the Monarch Crest Trail will be rideable this year?

    I'm guessing it won't be available until July...true?

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    if ever.

    maybe when hell freezes over... then melts
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    You'll likely need to traverse the Monarch Glacier whatever time you try it.


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    9 weeks, 3 days, 18 hours, 5 minutes, and 3 seconds from today.

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    I'm not a big fan of riding with snowshoes strapped to my camelbak.

    ...and three seconds? I would like to see your assumptions and calculations to support that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by miwoodar
    I'm not a big fan of riding with snowshoes strapped to my camelbak.

    ...and three seconds? I would like to see your assumptions and calculations to support that.
    Jeezus, dude. Don't ask him. He'll provide them. We don't need that around here.

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    First week of September.

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    Yeah, it will have a mound of snow on the ridgeline all year. So, just plan on the hike a bike and bring an extra pair of socks if your little feet are gonna get cold.

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    It will be ridable when the snow melts.

    Hope that helps!

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    Me thinks it'll be good to go this very weekend
    Since when did Need have anything to do with this?

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    Quote Originally Posted by icegeek
    Me thinks it'll be good to go this very weekend
    Maybe the N/NE side?

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    Here is the link to the road cam
    http://www.dickgilbert.com/colocam-monarch1.htm

    I assume all that white means no biking and lots of snow...

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    Quote Originally Posted by icegeek
    Me thinks it'll be good to go this very weekend

    I'm heading there this weekend. I'll have a full report later

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    I reckon I can have 'er ready by the weekend...


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    you really need a matching wheelset for that plow

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    Quote Originally Posted by SkaredShtles
    Maybe the N/NE side?
    All aspects are a go if you start early enough and bring the glop stopper.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WKD-RDR
    I reckon I can have 'er ready by the weekend...


    I need one of these.

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    I think the weatherman predicts another 4-10" of snow today so you got that going for you which is....bad.

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