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    Is Giant Salamander (Skeggs) Open?

    What's the latest? MidPen site hasn't been updated since 8/1

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    I am interested in an answer to this, and also interested in knowing whether anyone has been riding it during the closure. Not specific names, just wondering if anyone has.

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    I came up from that direction today and saw a sign at the top saying giant salamander was closed. rode fir and resolution which were fine.

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    Yep its been closed for a few weeks now. Must be a mud slide? As stated it is still closed. Rode there this afternoon. Im tired of having to climb Mathusalah - which I've done three times the past two weeks. :0

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    Quote Originally Posted by dp400 View Post
    Yep its been closed for a few weeks now. Must be a mud slide? As stated it is still closed. Rode there this afternoon. Im tired of having to climb Mathusalah - which I've done three times the past two weeks. :0
    But Methuselah is such a relaxing climb!

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    Would be awesome if they had up to date info posted on line and if you could post where downed trees are for them to clear. LOTS of downed trees across the trails right now! I spent some time last week after the big storm clearing all of the branches and debris off of the trails that I could move by myself but lots of large trees still to go over.

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    Tree took out a bridge. Expect it to be closed for a while.

    I talked to a ranger about the closure a few days after the winds calmed down. She said a tree-fall completely took out one of the bridges. I asked which one and how bad it was. She didn't know, as she "hadn't been allowed to go down there" herself to see the damage, but she heard it was bad. She figured it's gonna be a long time before it's fixed and open again.

    I'm bummed because GS is my 4-year old's favorite trail when we co-ride and it's in every one of my standard loops as the low crossover. It's no fun telling micro-dude that we *still* can't ride "Giant Saramander at Cortay de Madero." And I agree that a step up in MidPen transparency and updates would be appreciated!

    Here's to branching out into new loops?

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    Will be a lot of 2-way traffic on Manzanita for awhile.

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