We have an Alum Cave Trail update. Chrissy and Nathan left at 8 am heading down Alum. They just returned saying it is impassible. It took them an hour to go a quarter of a mile. They said the cables are covered in snow and layer of ice on top. They are below your feet. The snow was waist deep heading around the cliffs. I would say this extremely dangerous for anyone to try at the moment. They hiked back up and decided to head down Rainbow. Please do not attempt this trail. I will not send my crew down this trail to rescue anyone who decides to attempt this trail. It is dangerous. Give it a day or two of warmer weather and sun. I will keep you posted on the conditions.
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2018 Mt. LeConte Weather Data (Year-to-Date)