Abandoned wreckage of two Jeeps near Crystal irks Forest Service

Abandoned wreckage of two Jeeps near Crystal irks Forest Service
Local News

By scott condon

Patience is wearing thin at the U.S. Forest Service with owners of two vehicles that rolled into a pristine stretch of the Crystal River headwaters July 2 and haven’t been removed.The incident occurred after one Jeep was attempting to secure and tow another Jeep out of a precarious position, authorities said. Both vehicles ended up tumbling about 130 feet down to the water on what’s known as the Lead King Loop.The vehicles ended up in the North Fork of the Crystal River approximately 1.5 mile north or upstream of the town of Crystal on Forest Road 315.Gunnison County Sheriff Rick …

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