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Title: North Fork Big Pine Creek
Post by: littlefish on June 23, 2017, 04:33:21 PM
June 19-22
Water thundering down the mountain.  Trail good until 1st Lake where 2 trees are down across trail and snow begins.  More snow above 2nd Lake and trail is mushy and wet many places.  Trail from 3rd to 4th has plenty of snow and cleats would help.  Some drifts +10' and many snow tunnels getting thinner by the day.  Below 1st Lake there is a crossing (the stepping stones) that is normally doable without getting wet.  Good luck with that.  Fishing was good at 1st lake.  Photos to follow.  lf
Title: Re: North Fork Big Pine Creek
Post by: Gary C. on June 25, 2017, 01:56:11 AM
looking forward to your pictures. I was just talking to someone today about going there again.
Title: Re: North Fork Big Pine Creek
Post by: littlefish on June 25, 2017, 01:32:13 PM
2nd Lake outflow
Title: Re: North Fork Big Pine Creek
Post by: Little Hardrock on June 25, 2017, 06:10:31 PM
thats a lot of water!     great photo!
Title: Re: North Fork Big Pine Creek
Post by: littlefish on July 16, 2017, 09:46:12 AM
Last thought:
Forgot to mention 2 guys who hiked in their float tubes to 1st Lake, their packs were both over 50 and so were they.  They were able to fish in some of the best places.  I didn't see their catch so don't know how they did.  Props to them for humping FT stuff up that mountain.  lf
Title: Re: North Fork Big Pine Creek
Post by: Gary C. on July 17, 2017, 12:18:16 AM
Long hump to carry a tube but worth it.