Road to Mount Peeley Trailhead FR 201

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Road to Mount Peeley Trailhead FR 201

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Anyone been over this road recently? Conditions?

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Re: Road to Mt Peely Trail Head

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I was there last November and it looked fine then.
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Fine, like, medium clearance fine?
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Re: Road to Mt Peely Trail Head

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I'd highly recommend NOT trying to take a passenger car up FR 201. Did it in a 2WD Pathfinder a few years back, and it was cool.
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I've driven my low clearance Sedan there 2 years ago I think, it was no problem. I would expect after snow and rain it could get much worse.
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Re: Road to Mt Peely Trail Head

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There are only a few spots where a passenger sedan would have trouble, but it could be tricky depending upon your tires and suspension. My Maxima? No way. My old Neon R/T? Definitely!
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Re: Road to Mt Peely Trail Head

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Has anyone been up to the Mount Peeley trailhead recently? Is there much snow on the road?
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FR 201

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Anyone been up this road lately, since the last storm? I'd like to go in to Mt Peeley TH next week but don't like ice on the north facing slopes on the upper end.
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@Sredfield
Hi Shawn, you just need to borrow a Mercedes :lol:
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I also want to go to Peeley, but I don't think my VW Tiguan is a good fit...
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Re: Road to Mount Peeley Trailhead FR 201

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@Jason Cleghorn
Normally, w/o Snow and ice, most cars can make it. We've been to the top in a Ford Focus! :y:
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Re: Road to Mount Peeley Trailhead FR 201

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@Sredfield
Hmmm next week eh? Well you could borrow my Xterra, but that would involve dropping me off and picking me up in Pine the next day ;)
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Re: Road to Mount Peeley Trailhead FR 201

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Doesn't seem like anybody has actually been there since the last storm, so I will simply mention that even in the most sheltered north-facing nooks there can't be much in the way of an obstacle right now (maybe mud?).

It rained at over 8000 feet last weekend and there is no snow on the ground even at 7500 feet right now (in open forest). The high point on that road is under 6200 feet. I want to say I'd be surprised if there is ANY snow at all up there, but you truly never know on some of those high elevation north-facing slopes. But this winter hasn't provided any substantial snows where there would have been deep drifts that have frozen and will be there til spring. I don't think any single snowfall in the mazzies has been over 6", and there may have been only two of those!

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Road Conditions to Mount Peeley

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Anyone with recent knowledge? My wife's out of town with our high-clearance vehicle, so I'm relegated to the sedan (Honda Accord). Considering a trip to Mount Peeley this weekend, but road conditions may be the deciding factor ....
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Re: Road to Mount Peeley Trailhead FR 201

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If we get that rain later this week, I wouldn't try it in a sedan.
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Re: Road to Mount Peeley Trailhead FR 201

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;) @Tough_Boots
How could there possibly be a chance of rain, if Chums and Jim have not already forewarned us. ;)
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