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Kebler, Cottonwood, Engineer & Cinnamon Passes Open

Postby San Juan Ron » Fri May 24, 2013 7:07 am

All before Memorial Day Weekend. =D>

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(I think Bill needs to add the status of major mountain passes to the website)

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Re: Kebler, Cottonwood, Engineer & Cinnamon Passes Open

Postby TravelingMatt » Fri May 24, 2013 7:39 am

How do they plow 4wd roads anyway, other than "very carefully"?
13ers. I'm halfway through. What's YOUR excuse?

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Re: Kebler, Cottonwood, Engineer & Cinnamon Passes Open

Postby dnye » Fri May 24, 2013 8:27 am

With 4wd plows.

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Re: Kebler, Cottonwood, Engineer & Cinnamon Passes Open

Postby rijaca » Fri May 24, 2013 10:56 am

Bulldozers. You know those tracked equipment with big blades out front. Very effective for road construction and maintenance.

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Re: Kebler, Cottonwood, Engineer & Cinnamon Passes Open

Postby TravelingMatt » Fri May 24, 2013 3:42 pm

I was thinking more of how you'd plow a 4wd road without catching the plow blade on something.
13ers. I'm halfway through. What's YOUR excuse?

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Re: Kebler, Cottonwood, Engineer & Cinnamon Passes Open

Postby ajkagy » Fri May 24, 2013 4:05 pm

TravelingMatt wrote:I was thinking more of how you'd plow a 4wd road without catching the plow blade on something.


i know cottonwood and kebler are graded pretty well, i don't see them having much trouble plowing. Kebler is usually plowed up to the irwin Y through thanksgiving before winter really kicks in.

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Re: Kebler, Cottonwood, Engineer & Cinnamon Passes Open

Postby kaiman » Sat May 25, 2013 9:44 am

Kebler and Cottonwood are both well maintained 2WD roads that you could drive a Lambourgini over.

Both get lots of snow though and would be super low on the plow list even if the FS would bother to do it.

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