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  1. IK from Basalt to Carbondale - Roaring Fork

    Kayaking | Trip Planner
    I'm thinking of taking an IK from Basalt to Carbondale or Glenwood Springs this weekend. Any major concerns with this stretch? I've floated from Carbondale to Glenwood in a raft, but I haven't been higher up. thanks
  2. bike from two rivers to carbondale

    Kayaking | Trip Planner
    I am boating from carbondale to to two rivers on Friday. I was wondering roughly how long it will take to bike up from two rivers. I don't want to pay $40 to get my vehicle. Moved. I am an average cyclist and plan on strapping the bike to the back of the raft.so I don't have to head back to the...
  3. Camping near Carbondale

    Whitewater Kayaking
    I'm heading down to Carbondale for the weekend and looking for somewhere to camp that is within walking distance of town...I've heard that you can camp at one of the put-in areas for the roaring fork?? anyone know where this would be? Thanks, Gavin
  4. Camping - Glenwood Springs/Carbondale

    Whitewater Kayaking
    I am heading up to Glenwood Springs this weekend, looking for some good camping around Glenwood or Carbondale. Does anyone have a good site you would share with me? Not too picky, just don't want to be somewhere that is too crowded with families. Thanks!
  5. Carbondale to 2 River today (7/1/11)

    Kayaking | Trip Planner
    Anyone rafting Carbondale to 2 rivers today? Wanting to make the run, but don't want to go solo through cemetery. Flows are higher than I've run it before - 9070 cfs right now. Call if interested 7 one 9 two 9 3 zero 019.
  6. Woody Creek to Carbondale ...Bridge clearance

    Kayaking | Trip Planner
    Anyone run Woody Creek down to Carbondale recently? I am considering running it this weekend, and stopped to look at bridge clearances on the way home. Now granted we did have good rain shower today so maybe things are higher. The gauge at Emma is reading 4760. But the Midland Ave bridge in...
  7. Bridge Strainer - Crystal River, 1 mile South of Carbondale

    River Access & Safety Alerts!
    Extreme danger - there is a whole tree across both bridge pylons at the Highway 133 bridge at the Crystal River, just south of town. It is submerged just under the surface, off the bottom, not visible from upstream. By now, most of the branches have probably been broken off leaving an evil...
  8. Flows needed to float Crystal through Carbondale?

    Whitewater Kayaking
    Does anyone know what flows are needed to float the Crystal River through Carbondale? With shoshone and grizzly access jacked for the next few months, the Carbondale ramp is going to be a zoo (more so than usual). Even with the bump in flows last night, it still seems a little bony @ 350. Thanks.
  9. Basalt to Carbondale

    Kayaking | Trip Planner
    Hey all..looking for some info on the Roaring Fork from Basalt to Carbondale..ie boat ramps, etc. We are up here now until Saturday in a 13 footer with oar frame since we are fishing..is this stretch doable in that boat? We did the fork from Carbondale to 2 Rivers today and fishing was poor,thus...
  10. Good News for Carbondale Ramp

    River Access & Safety Alerts!
    ENLARGE The Koziel property boat ramp on the Roaring Fork River was quiet on a dreary Friday afternoon. Carbondale intends to purchase the property for $2.5 million. Janet Urquhart The Aspen Times CARBONDALE, Colorado — A final threat to Carbondale's purchase of property with a popular boat...
  11. Roaring Fork: Carbondale to Glenwood

    Whitewater Kayaking
    Could someone update me on this stretch of the Fork? How is it to raft this late in the year? Thanks.
  12. Carbondale Boat Ramp Access

    Whitewater Kayaking
    Article in the Aspen Time (and probably the GW post) Dispute threatens purchase of boat launch in Carbondale The grant monies include $1 million that is to be dedicated to the purchase of the $2.5 million Koziel property, located on the Highway 82 side of the river, just below the Highway 133...
  13. Basalt to Carbondale - runnable now?

    Whitewater Kayaking
    Is the Basalt to Carbondale stretch of the Roaring Fork worth Kayaking now? Flows are 400 cfs.
  14. lost oar/blade on crystal near carbondale

    Lost & Found
    yellow carlisle oar, 5.5 foot,maybe 6, black blade. lost in mid july. reward of course, of your choosing...
  15. Roaring Fork Carbondale to GS: Good for novice now?

    Whitewater Kayaking
    I'm a novice rafter--approx. 50 hrs of instruction in whitewater. As we get deeper into the summer, does the Roaring Fork from Carbondale to GS become easier to raft or, as the water drops, does it become more difficult? Is it primarily Type I and II water? Can you recommend other Colorado...
  16. Newbie from Carbondale

    Whitewater Kayaking
    Hello, new to the forum, trying to find out some info on what is required to have in the raft to raft in colorado, life vest, what class, throw bag, first aid, etc? Also commerical gear requirements in a raft? Is there a web site that I can get this info, does the state have one? Just picked...
  17. Lost booties - Wm's 8ish - Carbondale

    Lost & Found
    Just realized that I left my booties at the Carbondale boat launch in the afternoon two weeks ago Monday. Give a ring if you have them - easy way to a free six pack of your choice.
  18. Carbondale area tomorrow morning

    Kayaking | Trip Planner
    Hey, We, two class 3 boaters, are in the Carbondale area looking to get out on some water tomorrow (Friday) morning between 8-noon. Give a call if you are interested (612)978-1555 JamesI
  19. Carbondale 6/28-7/5, Class II-IV

    Kayaking | Trip Planner
    Interested in coordinating some paddles/shuttles? Erik 651 699 0623
  20. Carbondale to Glenwood?

    Kayaking | Trip Planner
    What is this stretch like this time of year? Is it high enough for a raft? Is it kid friendly? Anyone? Bueller?
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