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    No Go

    Won't be going to Fruita anytime soon. G-WOOD canyon is a mess.
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    whoa. always concerned about rock fall, but never imagined boulders that large puncturing roadways.

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    Cottonwood Pass Ted.
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    interesting rock gardens

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    SPOOKY! This rockslide happened at the same location as the one a few years back that punctured I-70.

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    Scary. I heard the big one was something like 60 tons. It will be interesting to see how fast they get I70 up and running again.
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    Damn that is crazy. Have driven that road a few times, jeesh.
    "Im just going to explore a little bit..."

    Dont make me be the bad guy...

    Do I need a pass to ride this trail?

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    Per Denver Post this morning, boulders ranged in size from 3'-10' in diameter, with largest estimated at 66 tons. Punched a 10'x20' hole in a bridge. Thankfully, no one was hurt as there was no traffic.

    http://www.denverpost.com/ci_14637788

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    Quote Originally Posted by cutthroat
    Cottonwood Pass Ted.
    Snowed in? Never tried it in the winter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tg
    Snowed in? Never tried it in the winter.
    I'm pretty sure it's maintained in the winter although a 4WD is probably mandatory now.
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    Similar issues on I-40 between NC and TN.





    http://news.tennesseeanytime.org/node/3563
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    No one was hurt in the I70 slide but damn that one looks like someone could be buried under that much rock, I wonder if/how they would know??

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