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Old 09-28-2009   #21
 
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Just an update - this tree is still there, but not causing any issues...but now there's a pine tree just downstream of it that is across about 90% of the river - left is the only option, and even then, your raft will be going over the top branches.
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Old 09-29-2009   #22
 
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Yeah, there is a new pine tree that is across most of the river just downstream. Floated it yesterday in a 14ft raft and cleared it just fine.
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FishinFool, you must have been one of the 2 other boats we saw out there yesterday....what a great day! Definitely plenty of time to see the tree and get way river left if you're in a boat, but I'm worried about a newbie 'yaker that might swim out of their boat in Wall Rapid - that's a BIG strainer!
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lets get a picture of it.
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Ran the lower on friday - The new pine tree strainer requires you to go tight to the left bank, not too difficult to clear it, but it makes it a bit difficult to get back to a clear line through the rock garden below. At 795 there was just over a boat width to clear the strainer on river left, when the water comes down it'll become a problem. It doesn't look like it'd be too difficult to cut the top off and drag it out, but the main log looks pretty well jammed.
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Here's a couple of pictures from yesterday...
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Here's a couple of pictures from yesterday...
holy cow crap! That sucker is really in the way! If anyone wants to work on getting that thing out of the way i am definatley willing to offer some extra 'man power', except i'm a woman (i'm more handy and useful than most men). Anywho, send me a message if you have the tools to remove it. Thanks for posting the pics.
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