Horse Gulch Blog

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21 Sep 2014

Horse Gulch gets hammered by monsoonal flood rains

Posted by Adam Howell


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The Horse Gulch trailhead parking lot was flooded with mud and rocks Saturday evening. Photo by Jason Hotchkiss.

The Horse Gulch trailhead parking lot was flooded with mud and rocks Sunday morning. Photo by Jason Hotchkiss.

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The brand new drainage pipes at Horse Gulch trailhead got packed with rocks and sticks early Sunday morning by monsoonal flood rains. Photo by Jason Hotchkiss.

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Photo by Jason Hotchkiss.

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The trail that went up Horse Gulch Road yesterday is a pile of jagged rocks today. Photo by Jason Hotchkiss.

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2 Responses to “Horse Gulch gets hammered by monsoonal flood rains”

  1. Oh man. That’s just crazy. I didn’t realize the rains were that bad the other night. Did you hike up there? Are a lot of the other trails blown out?

     

    Brian

  2. I’m heading up there tomorrow to check out the damage, but have not been up there yet. The images of all the debris surprised me, too!

     

    Adam Howell

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