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post #1 of (permalink) Old 07-26-2014, 10:45 PM Thread Starter
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I was told that it would be ready within days - I was there last week - so it might be open by now.
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I was there 2 days ago...not ready and looked like a disaster zone for a while yet.
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I was there 2 days ago...not ready and looked like a disaster zone for a while yet.
We were there July 9-13 and were told it was "about to open." They made serious progress while we were at Berg Lake, including building the entire roof structure and I imagined it would be good to go not long after we'd left.

Two weeks later and still not ready?
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Will be there in 2 weeks. Sure hope it's ready.

Cheers!
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We passed through the chaotic aura of the Berg Lake campsite to the Rearguard campsite a nice quiet spot with only 5 tent sites. It is nice to have a bad weather shelter though! If as John says they were supposed to be ready, they'll be done by the time you go. Wish you well, Sue!
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Is it a whole new building?
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Can't say for sure if it's completely new. It does have new base pillars, which would be an indication that it is new from the ground up. The stone is gone from the front porch. Maybe they'll put it back in. I imagine they've reused as much materials as possible. A lot of the timbers looked new.
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They were going to try to save as much of the original building as possible, but found it was pretty much done for. The entire structure is new, from the ground up. They poured new supports too.

Hopefully this one is a little more rodent proof...
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Looks like a nice covered veranda area to get out of the rain. I found the inside of the shelter too stuffy with people cooking and all their stuff everywhere - but I was never there when it was cold or anything.

I wonder what treasures were found underneath courtesy the packrats?
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The (former) resident pine marten must be pissed!
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I'm stoked about a winter trip there. Last winter was the first one in a long time I didn't go, so this coming one is a must.

When I was there a few weeks ago, I scoped some tree skiing lines. Anyone else interested...?
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