Trailhead:  Grouse/Burns Gulch
San Juan Mountains
 Posted By:  Chicago Transplant
 Date of Info:  05/30/2019
 Date Posted:  06/05/2019
Status Update
Was up here on the 30th, parked at Eureka at the base of the shelf road (3 miles below the trailhead). Road was plowed for about 2.5 miles beyond with a turnaround and minimal parking at the end of plowing. Walked through a plow cut that was 20-25' high on each side. The trailhead itself is buried in avalanche debris, estimated in excess of 40'. Both trails, however, were visible on the hill side as its really the valleys that have the brunt of the snow along the Animas here.

Image 1: Snow canyon a mile above Eureka
Image 2: End of Plowing
Image 3: Grouse
Image 4: Burns (Niagara Peak visible, I am looking down the Animas Forks Road)



Photos (click for slideshow):
#1#2#3#4


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