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Old 10-19-2004   #1
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Gore at low water

Probably am going to run gore sometime next week and I haven't done it lower than 800, wondering what the lines are like at lower water. Is the sneak still there on gore, does anything change drastically? Thanks for beta.


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Old 10-19-2004   #2
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Ran it at about 450 cfs a few weeks ago.

Applesauce: 450 or so is probably the last level you can run the normal line. At really low levels you can run it on the left.

Gore: at that level only the meat line would go and it was wierd. You could see gilligans island was undercut, and the sneak is a sieve at that level, professor looked real bad too.

Pyrite: had to run the meat line, fun boof.

Tunnel: Ran the meat, that hole is still scary. Friend ran the hairy fairy into the sneak chute, said it was a class III move at that water level.

Otherwise it was just a bonier with very little push, still fun overall.
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Old 10-20-2004   #3
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If you catch the eddy and run the right slot at Tunnel, watch out for the rock just under the surface at the top of the eddyline. It contributed to a flip, quick roll, and backwards line over the meat for me a couple years ago. Oh yeah, and a swim, too.
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