Surprise week off in Sept, Where to go? Any permit openings? - Mountain Buzz

Go Back   Mountain Buzz > Whitewater Boating > Whitewater Rafting

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-26-2013   #1
Denver, Colorado
Paddling Since: 2011
Join Date: May 2013
Posts: 205
Surprise week off in Sept, Where to go? Any permit openings?

I just got a new job and I am going to be able to take a week or so off in between companies. Since its normally hard for me to get a week or more off at once I think I should take advantage of it. Im in Denver and I have a 14' set up. I am willing to drive anywhere out west.

So.... Where should I go? Where can I get a last minute permit? Anyone need raft support or have a permit opening?


Treswright3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 08-26-2013   #2
Learch's Avatar
Dundee, Oregon
Paddling Since: 1989
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 731
Lots of Rogue permits open right now, like 95 spots available tomorrow. I'd do it if I could, gonna be on the Mckenzie this weekend.
Learch is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-27-2013   #3
lmyers's Avatar
Buena Vista, Colorado
Paddling Since: 2005
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 4,824
You can run Labyrinth/Stillwater with a last minute permit. Could possibly get a permit for Cataract as well. Personally I would try and hook up with someone for a Deso/Gray or Lodore trip...
lmyers is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 08-27-2013   #4
cataraftgirl's Avatar
Sandy, Utah
Paddling Since: 1997
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 3,344
Main Salmon. Easy permit to get in September, never too low, weather should be good in early September. Maybe re-load in Riggins and do some of the lower Salmon if you have time.
cataraftgirl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-27-2013   #5
Whetstone's Avatar
Boise, Idaho
Paddling Since: 1976
Join Date: May 2013
Posts: 362
I have a Main Salmon Permit with some openings.


We have two boats launching on Sept. 5th to spend 7 days on the Main Salmon in central Idaho. We will be on the river til the 11th. If this sounds interesting give me a shout. We could add another boat and 3 people. We are maxing this trip at 6 people and 3 or 4 boats.

Whetstone is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-27-2013   #6
cedar city, Utah
Join Date: Mar 2008
Posts: 2,261
Midweek permits available for Westwater

Some Deso permits available

Cataract is easy to get and is a great autumn to be down there considering the river goes well past take out
restrac2000 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2013   #7
Flagstaff, Arizona
Paddling Since: 1985
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 21
RE: Suprise Week off..Where to go!

The San Juan has plenty of permits available right now and high flows! is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2013   #8
Salida, Colorado
Paddling Since: 1986
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 935
Since you are in Denver and only have a week, deso, cataract, Lodore, or ruby/Horsethief/westwater/Dewey/Moab daily. Travel to Oregon and Idaho will burn up a couple river days, but they are also great options if you have the time.
DoStep 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
Lodore- Sept 8th to Sept 12th elkcreek Rafting | Trip Planner 2 08-24-2013 10:29 AM
Lodore Sept. 11-15 Have room on permit... C.J. Kayaking | Trip Planner 5 09-07-2012 01:54 PM
Do you have a Sept 24 Westwater permit? David L Kayaking | Trip Planner 2 08-19-2011 10:35 AM
Iv'e got a Mid-May Mid-Week Chama Permit..Anyone want to go Stiff N' Wett Kayaking | Trip Planner 0 04-19-2010 06:09 PM
Visitor looking for Paddling Opps week of Sept 8 - Durango aludke Kayaking | Trip Planner 0 08-25-2008 07:14 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:43 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.