Escalante River Flows - Mountain Buzz
 



Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 04-07-2008   #1
 
Crested Butte, Colorado
Paddling Since: 1964
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 9
Escalante River Flows

Help, I cannot remember the minimum flow for the Escalante River flowing from Boulder to Lake Powell! Does anyone know this information. Also state CSF or Gague reading.

rogi is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 04-07-2008   #2
 
Palisade, Colorado
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 298
search the forum...all sorts of Escalante talk as of late...
peak is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-08-2008   #3
 
Chip's Avatar
 
SE, Wyoming
Paddling Since: 1986
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 1,099
It ain't no effing lake, mate. . .

We in the radical green devil-worshiper fringe call it Dominy Sump, after the BuRec monster who criminalized it into existence.

For a reasonable trip, the minimum flow for the Escalante gage is 40 cfs. Check out the recent threads about the SNOTEL site (WIDTSOE #3) and look at the SWE (snow water equivalent) graph.

The snowpack is below average this year. It's a 5-7 day trip and you don't want to run out of water halfway down.

cheerio- Chip
Chip is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Topic Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Escalante River early or mid May ecjohnson Whitewater Kayaking 35 04-04-2008 06:06 PM
Escalante this Weekend - What will the flows be? alexhenes Whitewater Kayaking 2 05-17-2005 10:46 PM
escalante river info? loosemilk Whitewater Kayaking 0 05-10-2005 05:04 PM
new rain, higher flows, escalante flowing?? ski_kayak365 Whitewater Kayaking 1 09-20-2004 05:17 PM
Poudre River Flows Paul B Whitewater Kayaking 1 03-16-2004 01:25 PM

» Classified Ads
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:25 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.