No Granite Lk in Moke this year

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No Granite Lk in Moke this year

Post by TahoeJeff » Wed Jul 17, 2019 9:12 am

From the Alpine Co Road Dept website:

BLUE LAKES UPDATE:
Due to planned work by PGE at Upper Blue Lake Dam and surrounding campgrounds all recreation located around Upper Blue Lake will be closed to the public for the entire 2019 season. Recreation around Lower Blue Lake will be open. The closures include the following campgrounds: Middle Creek, Middle Creek Expansion, Upper Blue Lake Dam Site, Upper Blue Lake Dam Site Expansion, Upper Blue Lake. The closure includes access to the Grouse Lake/Granite Lake Trailhead and all boat ramp access to Upper Blue Lake.


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Re: No Granite Lk in Moke this year

Post by wildhiker » Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:41 pm

Thanks for posting! This is the kind of information that can otherwise be hard to get. I'm not planning a trip in that area this year, but if I were, I probably wouldn't think to check for closures due to PG&E work! And then I would be disappointed to arrive and find the trail closed.
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Re: No Granite Lk in Moke this year

Post by giantbrookie » Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:17 pm

Thanks for posting. I was in fact planning to target Granite in the fall. Of course there is the "hard way" going up from Meadow and heading by Evergreen, but that feels like a lot of work in comparison to what we're y used to. I think last week (he cooked up a bunch of delicious red meated goldens I brought home) awoke a bit of Sierran spirit in my son who is partly on board to do a motel-camping sort of trip associated with short dayhikes. MFE, cabezon, and rockfish are tasty, but cutties and goldens are still better.
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Re: No Granite Lk in Moke this year

Post by balzaccom » Thu Jul 18, 2019 6:22 pm

Maybe a relatively easy XC route from the inlet to Twin Lake up to Granite. No reason that shouldn't work.
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Re: No Granite Lk in Moke this year

Post by fish4gold » Sat Aug 03, 2019 9:55 pm

Thanks for posting! Like Wild, I would have otherwise had no idea!

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Re: No Granite Lk in Moke this year

Post by TahoeJeff » Sun Aug 04, 2019 11:16 am

But balzacom called it: it is a quick run up from Twin.
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