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Old 09-11-2009, 10:24 PM   #13
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Further on and another Rock Oven. This one was pretty much right on the rail bed, so I grabbed a quick shot of it:



Passed a couple of people on some smaller pit style bikes, they were heading to a cabin up near the Chute Lake Resort. A few km's down the road I come to the resort itself. For those who don't know, we had a massive forest fire rip through this area back in 2003. 24,000 Hectares went up. Many homes were lost, many were damaged. The fire burned all around the Chute Lake Resort property, even jumped across the lake and burned the hill completely:





The resort somehow was saved. It has been here for a long time so the owners were quite happy to see it continue!

The next few km's were spent blasting through the worst of the burn area. One of the good things of the fire is that you can now see some pretty nice looking scenery. Of course at the expense of the forest which used to stand there... Otherwise, this would be a ride down a tree lined rail bed...
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