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Old 09-22-2011   #1
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Green River Narrows: 1st Vertical Mile

Check out Zach Fraysier's write-up of the 1st ever vertical mile on the Green River Narrows with Jeff West.

Eleven laps, nine triple crowns, and ten runs on the Gorilla!

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If you get a chance, checkout Zach's southeast creek vid as well.



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Old 09-23-2011   #2
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Damn that's stout. Seems like probability would dictate at least one sketchy line at Go Left. Ditto for the monkey. I've done a couple North Fork VMs and the Green sounds a bit harder in terms of logistics and sketch potential. Then again, my third runs through Jake's and Nut were pretty loose.

So which vertical mile is tougher at normal flows: NF Payette (~2,000) or Green (~100%)?

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Sweet SE video.
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Old 09-24-2011   #4
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Great stuff.

Super impressive. Thanks for sharing. We need some more Southeast love here on the Buzz... Boatertalk Sucks.
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Old 09-24-2011   #5
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Jeff's a stout boater! Awesome to see him finally get that goal done. Video is great. Love the SE rivers!
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Old 09-25-2011   #6
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That was sick

congrats to Jeff!! that guy is a freak! And great video edit...that shit makes me miss the SE more and more! where the rocks are smooth and my hand don't get so cold.

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