Category: Weather

Boulder Trundled to Clear Misery Ridge Trail

Posted by Mike Volk on 02/21/14

A boulder that slid onto the Misery Ridge trail on Sunday, February 17th was trundled today so the popular hiking trail could be re-opened. A local contractor used pneumatic jacks to tip the boulder past vertical and send it crashing into the Crooked Riv… more »

Heavy Rains Cause Widespread Trail Damage

Posted by Mike Volk on 06/08/12

A short lived cloudburst during a 24 hour storm created deep ruts in many of the trails at Smith.Small streams formed troughs, scoured down to the bedrock and deposited piles of mud on switchbacks throughout the park.The most heavily damaged trai… more »