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Great Orme - Marine Drive - Closed

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avtur25/07/2014 08:14:25
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Have just seen a piece on BBC news website stating that Marine Drive is temporarily closed due to a four and a half ton rock fall which occurred Thursday afternoon.

Local authority saying they will clear up and re open asap but no estimate given as yet.

Just thought I'd post to save anyone a wasted journey, hopefully a forumite with local knowledge will be able to update with information about reopening.

Edited By avtur on 25/07/2014 08:16:09

Conwy Soarer26/07/2014 23:01:40
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Going up tomorrow will let you all know, I think if you go via the summit then cut across and down past the church its OK? Been NE this week so no need to go around.

Ian Jones26/07/2014 23:28:05
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Yes please let us know CS.... I usually go the route you mentioned but would be nice to know if it's okay.

Slopetrashuk28/07/2014 20:45:25
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Any news?

I tried to get up there on the 20th but was stopped because there had been a rock fall.

Top road was closed too and they weren't even letting walkers through.

Planning on going this Thursday.

Can you let us know Jon?


Conwy Soarer03/08/2014 14:19:59
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Sorry for lack of updates guys we left for our road trip to the lakes earlier than planned so just had a couple of ours on our slope thats a 10 minute walk from home. Not sure if anybody is up there today, really blowing at home at the moment, looks like leads sleds only today!

Slopetrashuk03/08/2014 15:02:24
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Mark Abbotts and Ron Broughton have gone up there today. We had a great day on Thursday. Road was open. The big fall had been right at the end of Marine drive. Lots of new mesh on the cliffs round there now.
Steve Dorling15/12/2014 22:59:55
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I have a sneaky back route - never closed yet

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