Desolation/Gray May 21- Boatman needed
I had everything set but lost my second boatperson. If I cannot find someone I will have to cut number of people on the trip. Please join us to row my second boat and fell free to bring a friend. We are a friendly easy going group with a lot of outdoor and river experience. I have planned several boat trips and have detailed information. We plan to be on the river May 21 to May 26, Memorial Day. Folks are planning to be there by May 20 so that we can leave early on the 21st. I am going over on May 19 with my truck and the boats on a trailer in order to get everything ready. I am working out the transfer of the cars so that folks who need to can leave on Memorial day and get back for work, the trip from Green River to Denver will take about 6 hours.
I have 2 rafts, a 16-17 ft Hyside self bailer and 15 ft self bailer, and a duckie. I need someone to row the second boat. I have people who will help but no one who feels confident to be the boatmen. I will row one boat. I have done the San Juan, Colorado, and Arkansas; and I will be taking Guide Training from Bill Dvorak's on the Dolores, Arkansas and Desolation/Gray this year before the trip. The rafts have Down River frames with seats and dry boxes, Sawyer wooden oars, ice boxes, all the required safety equipment etc. I have all of the kitchen equipment, fire pan, stove, etc. I have dry bags, PFD, helmet, Paco pad (for sleeping) etc. for you. You will need foul weather gear, clothes including cold weather, water shoes, hat, sun glasses, sun tan lotion, toilet items etc. I have a tent and sleeping bag if you need them.
We will total about 7 people. Additional friends for the High Country River Rafters club may join us. We are a friendly fun loving group and will welcome you. We are all looking forward to the trip.
This year should be a good one with all of the snow above the Yampa River.