OBJ this year - Mountain Buzz
 



Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 03-23-2007   #1
 
Asheville, North Carolina
Paddling Since: 2003
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 9
OBJ this year

How long and When does OBJ run? Is there any best time to be in Crested Butte?
Thanks

PnBhood is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 03-23-2007   #2
 
Bozeman, MT
Paddling Since: 2000
Join Date: Jan 2004
Posts: 107
Typical spring peak. Late may through early June. Keep an eye on the others, I think the slate has a gauge. If that's running OBJ probably is good to go. You can still have a really fun time on OBJ even if it's low.
progers is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-23-2007   #3
 
N. Wigston's Avatar
 
legend
Join Date: Nov 2003
Posts: 557
Check the guage on the slate river at crested butte. If it is over 300cfs, OBJ is probably runnable. Good flow is usually 600-900cfs on the guage. In general, the higher the better.

Crested Butte is tough to hit at good flow sometimes. It will run big for a week, then we'll plan a trip. As soon as we get there it gets cold and snow and the water level drops. I've been at the OBJ campground several times in June when it snowed. In general Late may to mid june is the time to be there. This year, I bet it will be memorial day weekend.
N. Wigston 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
12 year cycle, Do you BELIEVE? willieWAO Whitewater Kayaking 5 09-18-2006 07:48 AM
Kayak for 13 year old ? GlassGuy_1 Kayaking | Gear Talk 8 08-03-2005 04:17 PM
New Year Resolutions I Can't Keep farp Whitewater Kayaking 1 12-29-2003 05:53 PM
Veracruz for the New Year bus boy Kayaking | Trip Planner 0 12-01-2003 08:15 PM

» Classified Ads
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:18 AM.


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.