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    Hoping to climb from AMR or Roaring Brook lot next Wed or Thurs (7/8 or 9). What is a guess on fill-up time at either? 6 am? When I drove by last Wed on the way to my paddling adventure in Avalanche Pass it looked like many spots open at 6:30, but that was not July and could have been an illusion due to slashed capacity. Just hoping for some local intel. I know it's best to avoid these places when busy; that's why I am going mid-week, but helping people with their list kind of requires this scenario...sorry. I will happily return to more obscure adventures.
    Thanks in advance.

  • #2
    Hard to predict day-to-day. I would have back up plans.

    Depends on the peaks you are aiming for. For Colvin, Blake, Gothics, Sawteeth, you kind of need the AMR. But for Giant, remember the north trail; For Dial / Nip Gravestone Brook; For the Lower Range Deer Brook, or via RoosterComb. Longer ways for sure, but you have a better chance of no problem parking. AMR seems to be the epicenter of the parking problem.


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      Would be the ones you list first, and Roaring Brook lot basically across the street. Just curious what people are seeing midweek; I know it is impossible to predict. Thanks

  • #3
    If you had a car, you could make some cash parking there on the weekends at 5 am and then selling you spot for 50 bucks.
    Leave No Trace!


    • #4
      I plan on Doing Dial and Nippletop later this summer I am planning on getting there by 5:30 to be safe but that might be too late with reduced spaces