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Discussion: Hopewell Rocks Flower Pot collapse

in: Orienteering; General

Mar 16, 2016 1:58 AM # 
I just saw on Facebook that one of the "Flower Pots" (rock columns) collapsed on 3/14/16. Can someone post the O map showing where the change occurred? We orienteered there in August 2014 on this "bucket list" location where at low tide in the Bay of Fundy, NB, the 30' difference in water level exposes columns of exposed sandstone rock which are wider at the top and covered with trees and shrubs, hence the name "flower pots". The map and the event where fabulous, a thrill to run there.
Mar 16, 2016 9:40 PM # 
Hi Mary-Jo,
I asked the NB people to verify the location. Looks like the elephant crashed into one of the caves:
Mar 17, 2016 12:43 AM # 
Thanks, Billa. I'll grab my map and take a look.
Mar 17, 2016 12:49 AM # 
The collapse made the NYTimes yesterday!
Mar 17, 2016 3:44 AM # 
Good job it didn't happen last August when this was on
Mar 17, 2016 4:13 AM # 
When Facebook expired? I don't think that's happened yet.
Mar 17, 2016 9:51 AM # 
Any new formations forming?

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