Estes Park WW park - Mountain Buzz

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-26-2006   #1
Join Date: Sep 2004
Posts: 51
Estes Park WW park

I seem to remember a bit of discussion last year about a WW park in Estes Park. Is there a description of the park anywhere and has anyone been there? Is it worth the drive from Boulder once it starts flowing and the weather is warm again?

What months are best?

thanks ....

westfall is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 02-26-2006   #2
ski_kayak365's Avatar
Mountains on the river!!!, Idaho
Paddling Since: 2002
Join Date: Dec 2003
Posts: 703
Not really. There are two waves in town that are decent to play on if your in the area or live there. If your in Boulder, go to your park or to Golden, or Lyons, its not worth going to Estes unless you like tons of tourists watching you play on a wave that has a rock just under the wave at headhitting level, and another a few feet downstream. Now if you want to try some tight, manky, low water creeks, Rocky Mtn NP, has those instead, but so far I'm the only one dumb enough to bump and grind my way down them.


With the snow pack that is there this year, late may - maybe aug, best months will be later in june and july. Call the Mountainshop in Estes, ask for Dave or Patrick, they would be best to talk to if you really want information.
ski_kayak365 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2006   #3
Join Date: Sep 2004
Posts: 51
Thanks. That explains why I've only seen newspaper reports and no kayaker reports.

Golden is close enough and with the Southern Sun right here on the south side of town its a pretty quick trip from cold water to a cold brew. I guess I'll just need to find something else to justify my dependence on foreign oil. That's what weekends are for.
westfall is offline   Reply With Quote


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
Paddling near Estes Park cbrobin Whitewater Kayaking 5 12-11-2006 02:51 PM
BC in Estes Park/RMNP? suigeneris Winter Buzz 5 10-11-2005 12:17 PM
Kayaking around Estes Park KUKayaker Whitewater Kayaking 3 05-26-2005 01:53 PM
Estes Park/Rocky mtn park suigeneris Winter Buzz 1 10-28-2004 12:28 PM
What's running near Estes Park in mid-July? (III - IV) Bugsy Whitewater Kayaking 0 06-24-2004 07:27 PM

» Classified Ads
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:42 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.