‘It was a mess’

Forest closure causes confusion at Bass Lake on holiday weekend

Dirk Chamorros (foreground) and Scott Weber (background) spent a few hours on these Ryker three-wheeled motorcycles rented from Yosemite Adventure Co. in Oakhurst. Chamorros and Weber are utility contractors working in California from the East Coast. Yosemite Adventure said, aside from these guys, the weekend was mostly “dead” and they had to cancel scores of reservations due to the forest closure. Photos by Kellie FlanaganIt was one weird Labor Day at Bass Lake in Madera County as national fore...

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