Carson Iceberg & Emigrant Forest Roads Closed in Aftermath of the Donnell Fire


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By Alex Wierbinski - Posted on 13 May 2019

 

SPRING 2019

During the Donnell Fire
Bringing Water to Fire

FEO Engine 344 on Groveland Ranger District, by Josiah Dewey.
Photo by Josiah Dewey, FEO Engine 344 of Groveland Ranger District. More.

 

Aftermath of the Donnell Fire

Stanislaus National Forest, Recent Forest Orders,
Stanislaus National Forest. Alerts & Notices.

Donnell Fire

Donnell Fire Timeline

Donnell Fire Initial Report

Evolution of the Donnell Fire

 

Stanislaus National Forest
Extensive Areas in the Carson Iceberg Wilderness Area Closed
&
Many National Forest Road Closures due to Donnell Fire

 

KEY
RECENT ORDERS

 NOTE
TYT CLOSED ACROSS CARSON ICEBERG WILDERNESS
The route of the Tahoe to Yosemite Trail from Spicer Meadow Reservoir to Clarks Fork Trailhead on Highway 108, is CLOSED.

PCT OPEN
I assume that the route of the PCT along the Eastern edge of the Carson Iceberg Closure is open, as the neither the route of the PCT, nor the closure boundary, are marked in red, indicating closure.

DONNELL FIRE CLOSURE AREA MAP
Last page of 1st Order below:

Issued April 30, 2019
DONNELL FIRE
MASSIVE CARSON ICEBERG WILDERNESS CLOSURE

Critical Stanislaus National Forest Order STF-16-2019-06

Most of Carson Iceberg Wilderness Closed: See Map
Key: Eureka Vally Campground to Open

 

Issued April 29
ROAD CLOSURE
Critical Stanislaus National Forest Order STF-16-2019-05

Road Closed Through December 15, 2019:

5N56

 

Issued April 29
ROAD CLOSURES
Critical Stanislaus National Forest Order STF-16-2019-03

Roads Closed April 29 to June 30, 2019:

7N01
7N17
8N12

8N02

8N01
7N93
7N09
I7EV485
7N23

7N02

Some execptions, being roads with a foot of snow still on the surface...

 

Issued April 15, 2019
ROAD CLOSURE
Critical Stanislaus National Forest Order STF-16-2019-01

Closed from April 15 to May 31, 2019:

Crabtree Road, 4N26

 

Issued April 15, 2019
ROAD CLOSURES
Critical Stanislaus National Forest Order STF-16-2019-02

Closed from April 15 to June 30, 2019:

4N12 Herring Creek Road.

5N01 Eagle Meadow Road.

5N11

5N40Y

4N34 Gooseberry Road.

4N74

 

Spicer Meadow Reservoir
Under
Heavy Smoke of the Donnell Fire

Smoky Campsite on the Southeastern Shore of Spicer Meadow, Dardanelles on Right, unknown firefighter photographer?
Smoky Firefighter Campsites (?) on the Southeastern Shore of Spicer Meadow, Dardanelles on Right, Unknown Photographer, more.

 

Identify these Closed Roads:

National Forest Maps

Carson Iceberg Wilderness
USDA NF PDF Trail Map

Classic National Forest
Wilderness Map

 

Emigrant Wilderness
USDA NF PDF Trail Map

Classic National Forest
Wilderness Map

 

Trail Guide Backpacker Trail Maps

Carson Iceberg Wilderness

Sonora Pass Region

North Emigrant Wilderness

Click the Maps for More Info...

 

 

 

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