Originally Posted by countr21
The Fern Lake trailhead shaves 1.5 miles off the hike and follows the Big T all the way to the "the Pool." There can good fishing during the summer in this stretch but the runoff will have it shut down.......I just remembered something about this area. There was a substantial fire this winter called "the Fern Lake fire." So this area may be closed.........and possibly the Big T through this area is trashed will fire runoff. Anyone know?
Heh! Shows you how long it's been since I've walked that path
. The Fern Lake Trailhead wasn't there when I worked that area last.
According to the RMNP site (Fire Information and Restrictions
) all the closures have been lifted.