Main road was snowy and bit icy a few days ago, gate was locked, parked at bridge, main road, steady snow/ice from road, any SUV should make it to lower trail head. Maybe expect powder /new snow/not well travelled after the waterfall on (hiking) upper road. Trailhead will likely be plenty deep with low hanging branches and sparse markers, at lake keep left and attack very steep ridge approach, then wander ridge and take summit from a south/east angle. Expect this to be a FULL day without much sign of trail braking by others. Well worth it though.
Last edited by Aqua Terra; 12-29-2016 at 11:20 PM.