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Chris, thank you for this short but informative story on the Lawn Lake Flood. When I heard the news in Vail, it reminded me of the Big Thompson Flood of 1976, the summer we moved from the midwest to Vail.

I remember all of the news on TV and reading accounts in the Denver Post and Rocky Mountain News.

Floods are an interest I have given our unusual weather patterns that can change in minutes.

Thanks for your interest, and your comment, Mike. Colorado has certainly had no shortage of floods over the years.

We camped at Lawn Lake in the 60's to fish. There was a cabin the CCC built in the 30's in which we stayed. We fished 2 or 3 days. My brother and sister and I were guided by a family friend (Cecil Hinshaw) who also took us up Longs Peak via the cable route on the North Face now a technical route after the removal of the cables.

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