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13 years 4 months ago #8874 by alex
alex replied the topic: trail conditions Sat. 7/16
Thunderstorms hit hard this afternoon...better wait a couple days !!
humidity was already 90% so we didn't actually get any wetter :D

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13 years 5 months ago #8555 by Jon Sundquist
Jon Sundquist replied the topic: Re: Latest Hunters Conditions
Never mind. We got hammered by thunderstorms this morning.

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13 years 5 months ago #8554 by Jon Sundquist
Jon Sundquist replied the topic: Re: Latest Hunters Conditions
Took a quick look at the washouts on my way back from Jim's swim meet Sat. afternoon. Not too different from last year's Hurricane damage.

Any trail that had a place for the water to drain off to was dry, so if the thunderstorms keep missing the park (looks like the hit E-ville tonight) then the well drained trails should be good to go. If you run into mud holes make sure you ride through them, not around them.

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13 years 5 months ago #8550 by Jon Sundquist
Jon Sundquist replied the topic: Re: Latest Hunters Conditions

z06ontrack wrote: Jon I'm sure you are headed that way soon.


Nope, another swim meet for Jim this weekend. I'm in Rochester now for it.

The riding should be good in E-ville everyone. Get out and enjoy it down there!

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13 years 5 months ago #8541 by Kevin Preston
Kevin Preston replied the topic: Re: Latest Hunters Conditions
Wow :shock:

I know where it washed out on Warner Hill I usually ride the road there in the early Spring

No doubt there are going to be MAJOR issues in the Park in like maybe the entry trails from the parking lot are gone.

I'm out of town as of this afternoon, sure would like to get out there and assess the damage but Jon I'm sure you are headed that way soon.

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13 years 5 months ago #8540 by Jon Sundquist
Jon Sundquist replied the topic: Re: Latest Hunters Conditions
I talked to a guy who lives near the park - near Warner Hill/Hunters Creek road. He said Warner Hill Rd. is closed where it crosses Hunters Creek (this is just south/upstream of the park) and they were using snowplows to push off hundreds of tons of gravel that had washed up onto the road there. That section of road only has one lane left, the other half of the road is washed away. He estimates that they got between 5 and 6 inches of rain between 9:30 and 12:30.

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