Uncompaghre Quality Quickie? - Mountain Buzz

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Old 05-09-2009   #1
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Uncompaghre Quality Quickie?

Has anyone seen how the run looks this year? I saw the landslide last summer took out the best meat of the run and then it looked like CDOT finished it off. Is there anything left now?

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Old 05-10-2009   #2
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going today--will report this afternoon
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Old 05-11-2009   #3
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We did it yesterday. Its at a good level and fun, but I wouldn't go out of my way for it. There is a mudslide actively moving into the crux section. That combined with highish water means that the riverbed is changing as we speak. The riverbed is pretty manky. I highly recommend not flipping, but there is a good clean line through the whole section. I would say it is worth stopping if you are driving through.
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