Trailhead:  Yankee Boy Basin
 Posted By:  Wentzl
 Date of Info:  08/11/2022
 Date Posted:  08/12/2022
Status Update
Got my Tacoma to the upper trailhead at 12,500 last night and I have to say the upper part of this road has been deteriorating these past few years. A little worse every year. Currently the rating of "3" for this stretch is out of date. I managed to bang my head on the roof of the truck twice, which does not happen on a "3". I would give it all of a 5 for difficulty. Certainly not comparable to Jaws on the Como Road, but not a walk in the park either.


Comments or Questions
greenonion
User
Upper part
08/13/2022 13:26
I was up there 2 years ago and agree that the upper part of that road heading to upper TH was bad and seemed worse from prior times.


Ssgustafson
User
Same here
08/13/2022 16:54
I was up there last Aug in my Tacoma and made the same post: 5/6


14ercooper
User
Upper Part
08/13/2022 20:01
Did it over Memorial day this year in an Xterra with KO2s, and I'd also agree that it should be rated a 5. Made it up, but definitely took a lot more effort, picking lines, getting out of my car, etc than a 3, and even a 4 for that matter.



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