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Very busy yesterday… conditions up high will be decent as its hardly been ridden… very poor visibility in the alpine.
Overall, the snow pack is extremely low. I wouldn’t recommend traveling too far for these conditions.

On another note: to all the jackasses that don’t know how to park in a busy lot… stay home! Don’t leave your truck and trailer jackknifed taking up 3 spots all day… what a bunch of douche bags.
 

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Has snow conditions improved ? Scheduled to come March 16th to the 19th to ride forester and wondering if it's worth the drive from Edmonton?
 

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Has snow conditions improved ? Scheduled to come March 16th to the 19th to ride forester and wondering if it's worth the drive from Edmonton?
Conditions are good, have had a bunch of precipitation last couple weeks.
Strongly suggest big trailers use the dog leg lake staging area or bring chains and use them.
 

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Conditions are good, have had a bunch of precipitation last couple weeks.
Strongly suggest big trailers use the dog leg lake staging area or bring chains and use them.
Ok thanks, will take your advice on the big trailers
 

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Road is single lane, no place to pull over. Snow is 2 feet deep out side the track.
Snow was really good up high on the lakes today.
Lots of rocks showing on the climb to the glacier, Couldn't see up there.
Meadow had lots of traffic yesterday, trees were the place to be today.
Please take out your garbage, cabin was a mess this week.
Thanks to those who put trail fee money in the lockbox when there is nobody collecting. Every $25 makes a difference.
New beacon checker is set up on the trail head across from the outhouse when trail fee collector is working.
 

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Road is single lane, no place to pull over. Snow is 2 feet deep out side the track.
Snow was really good up high on the lakes today.
Lots of rocks showing on the climb to the glacier, Couldn't see up there.
Meadow had lots of traffic yesterday, trees were the place to be today.
Please take out your garbage, cabin was a mess this week.
Thanks to those who put trail fee money in the lockbox when there is nobody collecting. Every $25 makes a difference.
New beacon checker is set up on the trail head across from the outhouse when trail fee collector is working.
Thanks again for the info, will check back closer to arrival
 

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Can I please get an update on the current snow conditions at forester and the drive up to the staging area, coming up Thursday with big 4 place trailer, thanks
 

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Snow is good, dumped today.
Road is not good.
Major melt last couple days in the valley and freezing at night.
Recommended Parking at dogleg for trailers.
 

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Just to clarify Pano-dude, is the dogleg an actual cleared staging area ?
Sorry Missed this, yes it is just off Westside road.
Snow was still pretty good today.
Trail wasn't to bad, groomer has been broken down but was repaired and tested yesterday. Groom tonight.
 

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We had a little precipitation Friday night, maybe some tonight. It's been busy up there.
Road has been widened from 12km on Horsetheif to the parking lot with the snow cat.
 

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Any new updates? Nearby heli outfits are reporting some good numbers.
 

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Trail in is rough. Few avy’s down from last cycle. Lots of fresh out there. Definitely way less snow depth then normal. Parking at 19 is a mud hole.
 

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I was planning to be there but riding partner wasn't feeling well.
 

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I was planning to be there but riding partner wasn't feeling well.
That's a big one, been up there lots. Never seen that aspect go like that. Lots of activity from this week in the area we were in today.
 
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