Lake Fork of the Gunnison River hit by August storm’s powerful reach

Visitors to the Lake Fork of the Gunnison below Red Bridge were greeted this weekend by several new signs warning motorists of road conditions in the narrow canyon following the AUg. 19 storm. There’s never much room along the road, which once was the track for the Denver and Rio Grand Railroad’s narrow gauge spur to Lake City.



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Visitors to the Lake Fork of the Gunnison below Red Bridge were greeted this weekend by several new signs warning motorists of road conditions in the narrow canyon following the AUg. 19 storm. There’s never much room along the road, which once was the track for the Denver and Rio Grand Railroad’s narrow gauge spur to Lake City.

Matt Julfeth wasn’t having much luck Sunday fishing the Lake Fork of the Gunnison River. Maybe his fortune was affected by the bright mid-day sun blazing in a cobalt-blue sky or maybe…




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