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Old 08-10-2006   #1
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whats the word on Vallecito, is it running? Anybody in?

Any durango boaters want to take two ashville boys down tomorrow? We would kill to get on it. If so post back or call 828-553-9331. We are in crested butte but will drive down tonight if we get a guide. Peace Gareth

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Old 08-10-2006   #2
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you're a glutton for punishment, huh gareth?

Or was one skunking not enough for you?
It's raining like fucking Jesus in east/mid tennessee. hope you get on the Valle. By the way, I lost the number you said you called form, but the dude who took me down it lives in Knoxville. Good luck

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Old 08-11-2006   #3
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Vallecito Flows

Would personally recomend 2.2 when you put in on the new gauge for your first run down it. A little softer is a little nicer for me. Too a point, the bigger the better in there The majority of us locally cut it off at about 2.1, 2.0. Its gettin pretty freakin low for my taste. Some jonsers go mank down it with 1.7-8 but not a recommended first time flow.
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Old 08-11-2006   #4
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Well, well, well. I was going to invite you up to BV for a Lake Creek session, but since I see you have become a "high-water snob" I will refrain from asking you.

Oh, BTW, the second hole on the Brains is much easier to skirt at this level.

See you around
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Old 08-14-2006   #5
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Is the foot gauge the USGS one that comes up from the buzz or is it a visual only gauge?
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Old 08-14-2006   #6
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Definitely use the USGS as a basis but look at its trends. You may want to take a look at the visual gauge when you get there if you can for some real time data as it changes so rapidly. It is a USGS staff placed in the water after you pass through the horse fence. You will see a large fallen tree spanning Falls Creek off to the right just after you pass through the fence. Cross it and follow the trail down to creek level.

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