Progress for Colo. climbing after floods

Posted: October 1, 2013 by kirisyko in Bouldering, Climbing
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Trail damage from flood in Boulder. Courtesy of John Gietz, flickr.com.

Trail damage from flood in Boulder. Courtesy of John Gietz, flickr.com.

According to Climbing.com, some “glimmers of hope” are emerging for climbers and climbing areas impacted by the recent flooding and ensuing damage.

The article reports on reopening of several roads, trails and bouldering areas in Rocky Mountain National Park, Eldorado Canyon, Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks, and Boulder Canyon – plus some remaining long-term closures.

“Boulder Canyon may be the major Front Range climbing area facing the longest road to recovery. The highway up the canyon sustained major damage, and highway officials have expressed concern about stability of the many roadcuts lining the road. Even if a climber wanted to hike or bike to a crag, all U.S. Forest Service property between Boulder and Nederland, which covers most of the cliffs in and near Boulder Canyon, remains closed to public access,” the article states.

Read more:http://outdoor.collegian.com/2013/09/30/progress-colo-climbing-floods/

 

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  1. I couldn’t resist commenting, Many thanks a whole lot for sharing!

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