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Old 01-04-2011, 11:21 AM   #70
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Mission Creek section is repaired

Originally Posted by 1911fan View Post
"I called the National Forest office today when I saw your post on ADVrider... They told me that the repairs at the bottom of Mission Creek are completed and that after the snows melt, cars and motorcycles will be able to ride through there again safely and legally. I'll go check it out in the spring but I'll have to take their word for it at this point."
Yes, I called the national forest office in Leavenworth on 11/3 who said they have jurisdiction over the Mission Creek area. They told me the proposed road repairs at Mission Creek are now completed. This is important because as 1911 points out it was closed, barricaded, and signed not to ride through. That said, it wasn't difficult even on a 1000cc or 1200cc motorcycle to get over the barricade using the side hill and ride the trail along side the road. BUT it wasn't legal and we couldn't put that section into the WABDR route, GPS tracks, the Butler Map, and the DVD film until repaired so we are glad the NF got the work done!!

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