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Marblemount Permit Wait Times

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Anyone tried to get a permit on a Friday at Marblemount lately?  I've heard horror stories about waiting for hours and still not getting a permit because the WIC closed before you could get to the front of the line.  I'm not worried about the permit availability, only trying to figure out how early I need to be at the ranger station the day before my trip starts in order to get a permit.

 

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Idk about a Friday. A couple Tuesdays ago I was there, we arrived at 6:55 and waited an hour and 15 minutes to talk to the ranger and get the permit. I think two or three groups had gotten tickets the night previous and several more had gotten there 10 minutes before us. Maybe you can extrapolate from that, hope it helps...

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There needs to be some sort of self issuing capability for X Country Zone Permits.  So we don't have to wait for the rangers to be freed of all the damned questions the touristas ask.

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I've started a new thread with the same question. I'm a bit concerned about the trails - I'm just interested in hiking with the kids to an old location near the river - and I'm really concerned about the long lines at WIC in Marble Mount. Even though it was July 3, I noticed someone in the WTA write about a best article writing agency three-hour wait (probably the busiest day of the year so far). We'll be departing on Friday. Has anyone gone yet?

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We got our permit in under an hour I think on a Friday afternoon; we must have showed up around 2:30 or a little after.  So that honestly doesn't seem longer than I remember it often taking years ago. 

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