6/7/19 Public Service Announcement from U.S. Forest Service-Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre & Gunnison National Forests (GMUG)

CLOSURE: Plowing operations continue on 90 Road and Divide Road, and as a result the closures are still in place for the majority of both roads. Please see below for more from our partners at U.S. Forest Service-Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre & Gunnison National Forests. Please note that we will post all updates promptly on this website as soon as…

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6/5/2019 Trail Update

Thanks everyone for doing snow dances this winter; we think the good juju worked. These photos were taken yesterday, 6/4/19 at Pool Creek and Houser Rd on Uncompahgre Plateau. There is still a *LOT* of snow up there. Our Road and Bridge crews are working hard to get things opened up! 

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6/4/2019 Trail Update

June 4th, 2019 Rimrocker Trail Update — 90 Road (National Forest System Road #540) and Divide Road (NSFR #402) remain closed due to snow on the roads. In some places snow depth is still up to 4 feet. 90 Rd is open up to Divide. Beyond the closure, Divide Road is impassable and should not be attempted.

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Katie Yergensen, Montrose County County Public Information Officer and Jon Waschbusch, Montrose Deputy County Manager speak about the Rimrocker Trail route and amenities on the West End of Montrose County this week at The Forum Montrose. Greg Larson Field Manager Uncompahgre Field Office, speaks about the proposed Shavano Gateway Recreation Area and the Rimrocker Trail.

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Trail Conditions as of 4/10/19

Craig and Katie Johnson attempted the Rimrocker yesterday from Montrose – Moab and were thwarted by snow. Their jeep has 35s, lockers, and they even aired down to 20psi, but the ice below the snow held them back. Thanks Craig & Katie for the great update on conditions!     

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Snow Snow Snow!

Trail Update: We’ve received an epic amount of snow this spring (which we are incredibly grateful for!). It will be quite a while before the trail is open in multiple spots in Colorado and Utah. Check back for updates later this spring! If you’re looking for a nice side route, check out Rte 141 through Gateway Canyon – beautiful…

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