Avenue S seems to be outside of Angeles National Forest

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Avenue S seems to be outside of Angeles National Forest

Post by stebbins » Wed Sep 09, 2020 1:16 pm

Therefore, it should be open. With both Kagel and Crestline closed, and Santa Anas here, I thought I'd mention the fact that Avenue S appears to be outside the closure. The air is (somewhat) better too, at least during the Santa Ana. When the wind switches back, it'll be worse there, but you won't care!

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Re: Avenue S seems to be outside of Angeles National Forest

Post by stebbins » Thu Sep 10, 2020 4:33 pm

By the way, according to the Crestline forum, all national parks in California are closed now.

But Ave S is outside of them.
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Re: Avenue S seems to be outside of Angeles National Forest

Post by Loren » Mon Sep 21, 2020 6:18 pm

I'm curious how people find out about USFS closures. I couldn't find a link on the USFS website. Thanks.

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Re: Avenue S seems to be outside of Angeles National Forest

Post by terodanco » Tue Sep 22, 2020 8:49 pm

Angeles_NF (@Angeles_NF) on twitter has updates (https://www.fs.usda.gov/angeles/ just has the "closed" sign)

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Re: Avenue S seems to be outside of Angeles National Forest

Post by dhmartens » Wed Sep 23, 2020 1:13 am

The Lake Fire was near there.
https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/maps/6953/

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Re: Avenue S seems to be outside of Angeles National Forest

Post by JD » Wed Sep 23, 2020 6:31 pm

Loren wrote:
Mon Sep 21, 2020 6:18 pm
I'm curious how people find out about USFS closures. I couldn't find a link on the USFS website. Thanks.
https://www.fs.usda.gov/main/r5/alert-notices#orders

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Re: Avenue S seems to be outside of Angeles National Forest

Post by chadness » Wed Sep 30, 2020 2:57 pm

Ave S was very good on Sunday. Thanks to Steve for taking a small group out there. Cold at 9200'...
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Re: Avenue S seems to be outside of Angeles National Forest

Post by stebbins » Sat Oct 03, 2020 3:19 pm

dhmartens wrote:
Wed Sep 23, 2020 1:13 am
The Lake Fire was near there.
https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/maps/6953/
Yes it was. And there is (at least as of Thursday) a TFR. But, the area around and between Launch and LZ are outside the forest and outside the TFR. The border of the TFR for the Bobcat fire also doesn't affect Avenue S. Both of those TFRs are/were only a couple of miles away, but under normal circumstances, and with a tiny bit of caution, pilots shouldn't encroach on them.

I flew there last Tuesday, and took my eBike back to the top to get my car. Not as good a day as I might have liked, but it was decent. And I got up from 500 below launch - on my way to the LZ. Max altitude of 5666 feet, if I remember right. I got that after I almost went out to land. Fun.
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Re: Avenue S seems to be outside of Angeles National Forest

Post by JD » Sun Oct 04, 2020 3:54 pm

Gotta love the place. Flew there recently....

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