Rainy weather causes boulders to fall onto recpath, sparking warnings from Summit County Sheriff’s Office

Summit County Sheriff's Office/Courtesy photo
The Summit County Sheriff's Office in a Facebook post on Sept. 15, 2023, warned bikers to be wary that rainy weather can result in boulders falling on the bike path.
Summit County Sheriff’s Office/Courtesy photo

The Summit County Sheriff’s Office is warning bikers on the county’s recpaths to be wary of fallen rocks amid a rainy autumn.

A few weeks ago, large boulders fell on the bike path between Frisco and Copper Mountain, the sheriff’s office said in a Facebook post.

Recent autumn rain could have made the soil soft enough for more rocks to break loose in coming days, so bicyclists should take caution, according to the sheriff’s office.

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