Elevenmile Canyon - Closure and access - Mountain Buzz
 



Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 06-18-2015   #1
 
UWC Kayak's Avatar
 
Colorado Springs, CO, Colorado
Join Date: Nov 2014
Posts: 33
Elevenmile Canyon - Closure and access

As many of you know Elevenmile is closed until further notice.

I spoke to Josh Vorhees the District Ranger in Fairplay who is responsible for making the call to close the canyon. He said it is due to the risks posed by the current condition of the road and bridges as the dam spills.

He has empathy for the whitewater community and said just as soon as he can make an assessment reopen the canyon he will.

Definitely closed this weekend 20/21 June and day by day after that. He said he would call me when they lift the closure and I will post it here.

On a side note - We spoke about the "Trees for Trout" program and the dropping of trees without any whitewater user group representation. He agreed that in the future we would be represented and will work together. I also told him we are ready to help their assessment and move or cut passages in trees that pose a threat to life, limb, or eyesight.

- Scott

__________________
[SIGPIC]www.underwaterconnection.com[/SIGPIC]
UWC Kayak is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 07-01-2015   #2
 
UWC Kayak's Avatar
 
Colorado Springs, CO, Colorado
Join Date: Nov 2014
Posts: 33
Just spoke to the Rangers in Fairplay and the canyon reopens Friday 3 July at 8.

Check the gage and be safe.

Detail Graph
__________________
[SIGPIC]www.underwaterconnection.com[/SIGPIC]
UWC Kayak is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Tags
access

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Topic Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Good news for Elevenmile and Cheesman lmyers Whitewater Kayaking 6 04-28-2011 07:43 PM
Elevenmile Canyon? Browntown Whitewater Kayaking 20 06-24-2008 10:01 PM
Gore Canyon Access Road Closure riverbunnyak Whitewater Kayaking 6 09-11-2006 12:26 PM
Gore Canyon Access Road Closure riverbunnyak Whitewater Kayaking 0 08-28-2006 02:13 PM
elevenmile minimum? danger Whitewater Kayaking 1 06-21-2004 12:08 PM

» Classified Ads
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:24 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.