Stayed there in '08. It was beautiful. Thought the big red "Staples" button was kinda cool too. In the morning, the folks gave us sodas and fresh cut melon!
Or I'll find out on Sunday,
No one is taking the road walk detour unless there have been hard rains. The only reason the detour exists this year is because a bridge was washed away. Put on your Crocs and ford !!!!
The Secret Shelter is great. Highly recommended.
I wasn't even thinking about it until I was way passed it.
Fear ridges that are depicted as flat lines on a profile map.
further north near Madonna Peak, there's a couple nice "secret" warming huts on some side trails off the Long Trail.... hikers can use them.....a GMC trail worker was telling me about them last month