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Old 10-16-2012   #1
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Why Gore at 600 cfs in October is worth it....

1-Fog and beanies at the put in
2-Bald eagles following you down the canyon
3-Fall colors
4-You can run the meat line at Gore and not pee your pants
5-Tunnel is still stout and dishes out
6-You can't sneak toilet bowl
7-Hoodies at the takeout.
8-Snow on the peaks and the anticipation of a big run off next year.
9-There's no Sunday traffic on the way home
10-And of course, nothing else is running.

Seriously, so much fun to be out there with a good crew and paddling. Please add your's to the list.

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Old 10-16-2012   #2
Denver, Colorado
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The No Name boof in the boogie water between Pyrite and Tunnel is still sweet.
Awesome rock-slide-to-boof move in Pyrite.
Kirsch starting to feel like a maze/slalom course.

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Old 10-16-2012   #3
Durango, Colorado
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Gore rapid- unpredictable yet forgiving.
Scissors boof.
Tunnel falls freestyle.
Because it is always better to go kayaking than not to go kayaking.
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Old 10-16-2012   #4
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- You can impress deepsouthpaddler with your big water skills
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Old 10-16-2012   #5
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Ice Cream at Good Times Burger in Silverthorne always taste better after a Gore run
Go Dawgs!!!
Happiness is a way of travel not a destination
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Old 10-16-2012   #6
Denver, Colorado
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Other than confluence at 3000 cfs, low water gore IS the biggest water I have paddled in Colorado all year.

Love the fall gore trips! Leaves are changing, rapids are fun, takeout beers are cold.
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Old 10-16-2012   #7
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The cold makes the sheep slower and the wool warmer
Turtle still swims
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Old 10-17-2012   #8
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46 boofs per lap...You can keep kayaking until the skiing begins. Best surfing within 1000 miles. 0 rafts. Lower volume creeky fun. Tunnel is still scary.
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Old 10-17-2012   #9
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~The camping is beautiful
~Ginger will spit you out if you decide to take a ride
~Boofs everywhere
~Tunnel is scarier then ever.
~the Boof at the bottom of the rapid below kirsh is prime right now.
Soooo.... Whose going to be there this weekend?
!*!*!*!*!*Heidi Jo*!*!*!*!*!!
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Old 10-17-2012   #10
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Anyone from the Front Side interested in heading over? Carpool?

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