Chimney Fire between Walker Pass and Kennedy Meadows

June 6th, 2016

Last updated at 9:31 am on June 6, 2016

PCT thru-hikers sprint away from the Chimney Fire on June 1. Be safe! Photo by Elliot Schwimmer

PCT thru-hikers sprint away from the Chimney Fire on June 1. Be safe! Photo by Elliot Schwimmer

The Pacific Crest Trail is open again between Highway 178 at Walker Pass (mile 652) and Kennedy Meadows (mile 702) after the Chimney Fire closed the trail for a few days. The fire started on June 1st. It is reported to be a human caused fire.

The burn was near the PCT, the Chimney Creek Campground (mile 681) and the area around it. The trail has not burned.

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Chimney Fire data from 6.2.16 at 6:47 am

Chimney Fire data from 6.2.16 at 6:47 am