USFS still considers that trail as closed because of the Lake Fire in 2015. There are no available overnight permits for the Grinnell Ridge camp. They are considering opening it next year. Thus by then they should have things like that removed and the trail cleared of obstacles.
just for the sake of clarity, as I know plenty of folks who have been in the area, I thought the forest closure order expired? is there a new one? I realize you can’t get a permit for the camp, but there is no trail restriction if I am correct?
Yes you are correct that the forest closure did expire and there isn’t any new one in place but USFS has advised us not to recommend the following trails because of extreme damage: Lost Creek trail 1E09, Fish Creek trail 1W07 & Aspen Grove trail 2E05.
You can get trail status from USFS & SGWA or call Mill CreekVisitor Center 909-382-2882.