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Ouray Ice Park

Post by osprey » Thu Mar 18, 2021 5:08 pm

A huge boulder has fallen and destroyed the metal walkway accessing the Schoolroom area.
It also ripped out the penstock and pipeline carrying water to the hydropower plant and to the farmed ice routes.
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Post by Scott P » Thu Mar 18, 2021 5:12 pm

Dang. Thanks for the info. I hope no one was hurt.
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Post by d_baker » Thu Mar 18, 2021 6:04 pm

Scott P wrote:
Thu Mar 18, 2021 5:12 pm
Dang. Thanks for the info. I hope no one was hurt.
Durango paper says it happened at night, so no one was in there. Could have been a disaster if it were during the day.
But it's still an unfortunate disaster, because the cost to replace will be huge.
The park is still accessible, including School Room, but I wonder if they'll remain open thru the rest of the season. They were set to close on Sunday.
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Re: Ouray Ice Park

Post by Wentzl » Fri Mar 19, 2021 8:48 am

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Re: Ouray Ice Park

Post by d_baker » Tue Mar 30, 2021 6:56 pm

Fundraising begins.
If you have not received an email from the Ouray Ice Park, here's a video they put together. Please donate if you swing tools at the park!

https://www.gofundme.com/f/save-the-our ... e=customer

Direct donation through their (Ouray Ice Park) website:
https://ourayicepark.com/donate

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