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Old 06-02-2008   #1
 
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AHRA advisory - FYI for those newbies

Just for all that done know and are fairly new to the boating world.

High Water Advisement

a. Pine Creek Rapid: It is recommended that Pine Creek Rapid (Section 1B) not be run when the river is flowing over 1250 cfs at the Numbers/Below Granite gage as read at 7:00 am for full day or morning trips.

b. The Numbers: It is recommended that the Numbers (Section 1C) not be run when the river is flowing over 2400 cfs at the Numbers/Below Granite gage as read at 7:00 am for full day or morning trips and at 12:00 noon for afternoon Numbers trips.

c. Royal Gorge: It is recommended that the Royal Gorge (Section 5) not be run at flows over 3200 cfs at the Parkdale gage as read at 7:00 am for full day or morning trips and at 12:00 noon for afternoon Royal Gorge trips.

High Water Equipment Advisement

a. Pine Creek Rapid and The Numbers (Section 1C)

1) Helmets worn at all water levels.

2) Wetsuits/drysuits are optional at all water levels depending upon weather and water conditions and advised when water levels are above 900 cfs as measured at the Numbers/Below Granite gage.

b. Royal Gorge (Section 5)

1) Helmets worn at all water levels.

2) Wetsuits/drysuits are optional at all water levels depending upon weather and water conditions and advised when water levels are above 2800 cfs as measured at the Parkdale gage.

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Any guesses out there as to what peak runoff will be on the Ark, say at Nathrop and what day it might fall on. I see it coming up daily and was interested in forecasting when to hit it or miss it depending on the level.

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