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Response to UnrepentantLiberal (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 09:16 PM

12. That's pretty intense

I remember that hill. At the top all you can see is this big crack on a large wall of redrock and a little sign that says "HILL" and nothing else. Once you enter the crack, that is about 100 feet long, and come out the other side you are looking at a five+ miles long grade that hugs the rock wall of a mountain on the left side of the road and a long ways down on the other side. For semis, there are signs assuring you that there isa runaway ramp somewhere down the road... as it turns out, that runaway ramp is near the bottom and ends in a gavel pile to the right of the STOP sign where that road Ts with 89A (which is the rim road that goes to part of Grand Canyon NP... north rim think if you turn right at the stop sign at the bottom). If anyone ever needed that ramp, it was placed far too late for anyone to have made it to the ramp. Stupidest one I've ever seen.

I always had uneasy feelings about the stability of the road bed there.

Thanks for the post! Very interesting, I hope nobody was seriously hurt, glad I missed it.

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