Warm Springs Rockfall - More info - Mountain Buzz
 



Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 11-19-2012   #1
 
Colo Springs, Colorado
Paddling Since: 1980
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 701
Warm Springs Rockfall - More info

Here is more of a writeup about the Warm Springs rockfall. I don't think it's been posted here yet. If so, sorry for the dupe.
Attached Files
File Type: pdf Warm Springs Rock Fall.pdf (4.34 MB, 718 views)

David L is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 11-19-2012   #2
 
Andy H.'s Avatar
 
Wheat Ridge, Colorado
Paddling Since: 1995
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 3,634
As a practicing geologist, the phrase that comes to mind is, "Woah, Dude! that's some rad shit!"

Definitely going to make things more interesting next spring.

Glad I wasn't scouting the rapid at the time. I'd hate to be at the bottom of that impact crater...

Thanks for posting this David.
__________________
Nothing in the world is more yielding and gentle than water. Yet it has no equal for conquering the resistant and tough. The flexible can overcome the unbending; the soft can overcome the hard. - Lao Tse
Andy H. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-20-2012   #3
 
Carbondale, Colorado
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 118
It looks like Warm Springs is going to be basically unrunnable (unless you have a creature craft.)

I reckon everyone should not even bother to put in for permits this year.
Paco is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 11-20-2012   #4
 
peterB's Avatar
 
Teacher
Join Date: Nov 2003
Posts: 569
agreed! no reason to put in for permits now.
__________________
friend of the fork, knife, and spoon
peterB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-20-2012   #5
 
Walterville, Oregon
Paddling Since: 1977
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 779
I heard that there isn't even going to be a permit lottery in 2013.
__________________
I'm not happy about being over the hill, but I am grateful there wasn't a cliff at the summit! - Frank and Ernest
Wadeinthewater 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
Rock Fall at Warm Springs Rapid CWorthy Whitewater Kayaking 17 11-21-2012 05:02 PM
Warm Springs rapid on 6-9-11 Denverrafter Whitewater Kayaking 2 06-15-2011 11:05 AM
Warm Springs run 5-8-11 Amethyst Farm Whitewater Kayaking 15 05-23-2011 10:47 PM
Wife lost Diamond at Warm springs, Yampa joecoolives Lost & Found 0 07-08-2010 08:16 PM
Info on Warm Springs, in particular Maytag. matty1971 Whitewater Kayaking 3 04-21-2006 01:11 PM

» Classified Ads
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:37 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.