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 Post subject: the dangerous HCRH from Multnomah to Ainsworth/Dodson
 Post Posted: February 13th, 2017, 7:19 pm 
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I've seen at least a couple mentions of the Historic Columbia River Highway closure, nominally from MP33 to 35 (but actually longer than two miles). It's been suggested it's not particularly dangerous. For skeptics, here's documentation of the hazards:


File comment: Risk of arrest if you decide to move the cones and drive through. I saw somebody do it! I was tempted. Don't know why they don't park their equipment across the road. Arrow is one of the spots I visited later, or possibly the question mark at upper left. Hard to be sure from this little slice.
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File comment: Displaced curbs.
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File comment: Wildlife crossings.
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File comment: Downed trees.
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File comment: Rockfall.
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File comment: Winos. (Inspired by this sign, I almost brought wine instead of beer the next day, but I had a challenging hike planned, so a bottle of wine would have been a bit much).
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File comment: Bacterial contamination.
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File comment: Flooding; errant streams on roadway.
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File comment: Risk of temptation when you see these enticing ribbons of snow leading up a hill that normally be brushy. Where do they lead? Probably nowhere, but you'll fight the urge to spend all day finding out.
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File comment: Rapture anxiety when you see this scene with no humans in sight.
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 Post subject: Re: the dangerous HCRH from Multnomah to Ainsworth/Dodson
 Post Posted: February 13th, 2017, 7:20 pm 
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And let's not forget...


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 Post subject: Re: the dangerous HCRH from Multnomah to Ainsworth/Dodson
 Post Posted: February 14th, 2017, 7:33 pm 
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:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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 Post Posted: February 16th, 2017, 7:26 pm 
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That poor worm...the horror of it all... :roll:


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 Post subject: Re: the dangerous HCRH from Multnomah to Ainsworth/Dodson
 Post Posted: February 17th, 2017, 7:53 pm 
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The Scenic Hwy was open today as Peder and I drove by this morning on our way to Eagle Creek.

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