Southern California


By: Don Line
December 4th, 2019

Snow has come to Southern California ! Mt San Jacinito and surrounding trails received 12 to 30 inches of snow. And more coming soon.

Rock and tree blocking Jawbone Canyon Road

By: Devilfish
May 23rd, 2019

A rock and tree came down on jawbone canyon road yesterday at 35°23’59.7″N 118°18’28.0″W about 1.3 miles north of where the road crosses the pct at mile 602.5; until someone with a rock bar shoves the rock out of the way access for wide-bodied vehicles will be limited.

Piute Mountains road conditions

By: Jerry Stone
April 22nd, 2019

Kern County is grading both Piute Mtn Rd and Jawbone Cyn Rd in the Piute Mountains for a car rally May 4th. As of last Tues. April 16 Puite Mtn rd was graded to the top of Harris grade Summit

piute mountain road is pretty badly washed out

By: Devilfish
April 4th, 2019

Piute mountain road is pretty badly washed out between kelso valley road and its trail crossing at mile 611, starting about three miles east of that trail crossing. The locals are getting in and out but it seems like you’d need high clearance to get through where ordinarily regular vehicle traffic can drive that road routinely.

Serious snow travel safety concerns in mountains of Southern California

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By: Jack
April 3rd, 2019

High elevations of Southern California continue to hold snow. In places, it’s steep and dangerous. Multiple rescues and falls have already occurred. Don’t underestimate the risk, travel with snow safety skills and equipment and consider turning around.

Some notable problem areas include, but are not limited to:

  • San Jacinto Mountains (especially Apache Peak and Fuller Ridge)
  • San Bernadino Mountains (between Mission Creek and Big Bear)
  • San Gabriels Mountains (especially Mount Baden Powell and the trail north of there)