HASSO HERING

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No place to be in a storm

Written February 11th, 2015 by Hasso Hering

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You might want to bring a chainsaw when riding on Albany’s Cox Creek path in winter. Just kidding. It’s not that often that the path is blocked by a fallen tree.

A couple of months ago, in mid-December, high wind toppled a tree across the path, and path users quickly cut a path through it.

Same thing happened as the result of the wind storm Monday, and the debris was still there Tuesday afternoon. But it’s no big deal — unless you happened to be standing in that very spot when the trunk and branches came crashing down.

Conclusion? Stay off that route during storms.(hh)

 





One response to “No place to be in a storm”

  1. Bob Woods says:

    Conclusion… always be ready to pitch in and help others.

 

 
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