We’re basking in the beautiful sunshine early and often this November. Temps have gradually climbed away from that sharp wintry burst we experienced recently. Our lows are closer to the freezing mark now and the unbroken afternoon sun we’re getting is allowing temps to get into the 40s and maybe 50s. The next several days clear through the weekend look to be more of the same. Due to the freeze/thaw nature of the evenings, one can still count on some ice formation along the upper reaches of the trails, especially in the shaded portions. So tread carefully the higher up you get and consider having those traction devices handy these remaining weeks of the season.
The Trails Forever team plans to conclude their work on Trillium Gap next Monday. That means on Tuesday, November 10th Trillium Gap Trail will reopen to the public on a daily basis. Of course keep in mind that during the winter months the Roaring Fork road closes, so hikers hoping to utilize that trail have to start from the less popular Cherokee Orchard trailhead.
Have a great rest of the day.