Pacific Crest Trail corrections and last minute updates
See the PCTA.org Trail Conditions Page for official information.
Mile 166.5 – 177.2: The Pacific Crest Trail is closed from Fobes Saddle to mile 177.2 due to the 2013 Mountain Fire. An unofficial 18.8 mile detour bypasses the Mountain Fire closure area and rejoins the PCT near Tahquitz Peak. Unofficial detour maps are available here of from the Halfmile map download pages.
Trail Angels Ziggy and the Bear [mile 210.8] have closed.
Mile 234.5 – 252: The Pacific Crest Trail is open again for all users through the 2015 Lake Fire closure however, camping is not allowed in the burn area and travel must be done in a day. Please do not leave the PCT as other trails and areas remain closed. Approximately four miles of PCT are within the burn perimeter.
Mile 478 – 492: Powerhouse Fire Closure will likely remains in effect. An 12.9 mile alternate route via San Francisquito Canyon Road to Elizabeth Lake Rd, that rejoins the PCT via Shake Canyon can be downloaded here.
Mile 1090.8: Lake of the Sky Outfitters in South Lake Tahoe has closed and the business is for sale.
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