Laurie, I think I am on your trip this weekend. I haven't been watching the gauges, and just assumed we were headed for good play levels. 10K is still relatively sane for average boaters, I think. Not a great level to swim, but easy moves still. The eddy lines will get trickier, but remaining in the current should yield clean lines everywhere. I fimd thid level to be less desirable: no play and no big challenges to compensate.