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  1. Cataract Canyon: Returning Rapids

    Rafting | Trip Planner
    If you have about an hour to burn this presentation is very interesting and well done. On a side note if you are doing a fall Cat trip I've never been and would be interested in joining up with a group with a motor. Have equipment, boat, truck...
  2. North Wash - Cataract Canyon GPS coordinates

    Rafting | Trip Planner
    I have a Sept. Cataract Canyon trip. I’m having trouble finding GPS for the takeout which on my permit is Dirty Devil. I guess it’s also called North Wash? Any help with a GPS would be much appreciated. Thanks
  3. Rated M for motors: Spring Cataract Canyon

    Whitewater Rafting
    Soooo here's our trip video from Memorial Weekend. We had 9 private motor rigs with us (some buzzards). We launched with 4 and met up with the others at Brown Betty camp. Four 22 foot snout rigs, one 33 foot S rig, one 28 foot S rigs, Achilles SU-16 sport boat, 16 foot DIB sport boat, and a 16...
  4. Motor for hire cataract canyon

    Whitewater Rafting
    Anyone know if it's possible to hire a shuttle service to motor a group from potash to the confluence with the green? The idea is to shorten the trip for a group that does't have a motorized rig themselves?
  5. Cataract Canyon Low Flow Beta

    Rafting | Trip Planner
    I am planning on taking a group down Cat at the end of September. We have done this trip for the last 3 years. I have never seen the rapids at this level. Does anyone been down there lately? I know west water has been a [email protected]$ show at this low water level. How is the dirty devil take out...
  6. Hiking into Cataract Canyon

    Rafting | Trip Planner
    Has anybody here hiked into cat to be picked up by a rafting group? I heard you can hike in through red lake canyon to the river. Is this a pain in the A logistically? What about through Doll House?
  7. Cataract Canyon 9/25/17 Trip Report

    Boaters Forum | General Boating Topics
    Trip report and current conditions for Cataract Canyon via Mineral Bottom 9/25_10/1/2017 We had a crew of 6. I got the permit through the website about 3 weeks before our launch. Once you submit your info it takes a few days for them to review and send the link for you to pay. When your credit...
  8. Found: Wallet in Cataract Canyon

    Lost & Found
    I found a wallet at a campsite just upstream from Dark Canyon on 9/16. Describe it and I'll mail it to you.
  9. Cataract Canyon. Camps on the lake

    Rafting | Trip Planner
    Looking for information on the camping situation above North Wash on Lake Powell. Thanks in advance. Sent from my HTC One M9 using Mountain Buzz mobile app
  10. Cataract Canyon Video(s)

    Whitewater Rafting
    For anyone who wasn't able to get out on the river this summer (or did and already miss it) I thought I'd share my videos from my July 21-24 Cataract Canyon trip. Big Drops Only: Full Video (Warning 16 minutes long)...
  11. Cataract Canyon Motor Question??

    Whitewater Rafting
    I'm planning an October Cataract trip and I am a total newb in regards to motors and rafts. I'm planning on bringing a motor on this upcoming trip. Any buzzard advice on motor types, horsepower, gas, electric? I'll have a mount. Does anyone know about motor rental options? I usually wouldn't do...
  12. Cataract Canyon, how much fuel?

    Rafting | Trip Planner
    I'm running a Cataract Canyon trip for friends who have limited time off. We are running with a motor for the flat sections to make the best time, how many river miles can we expect to make on a 5 gallon tank of fuel? We will be strapping 2 self bailers (1 as a paddle boat) on the sides of a...
  13. Dirty Devil Take out for Cataract Canyon

    Whitewater Rafting
    How is the Dirty Devil take out for Cataract Canyon? Is this the new norm for where to have vehicles shuttled to? I'm running a trip end of July and haven't been able to find out accurate information about Dirty Devil vs Hite for a take out spot. My party will be rolling up our rafts instead of...
  14. Cataract Canyon 21k & Dolores

    Whitewater Rafting
    Got home a couple of days ago from a Cat trip at 21k and then the Dolores from Bradfield to Gypsum. 3" of fresh snow this morning... miss the desert. First time down Cataract and we had my 15' NRS E-series, an 18' Aire, a Puma and a 30hp sportboat. Spent the night at Potash rigging, drinking...
  15. surf waves/hikes_cataract canyon

    Kayaking | Trip Planner
    Hola, I am planning a cataract canyon trip on April 1-9 this spring. We have some kayaks with us and want to plan some good surfing spots for them. Does anyone know of good surf waves/holes (preferably by a camp) that we should keep an eye out for? We are also looking to take some lengthy...
  16. Cataract Canyon First Timer Info

    Rafting | Trip Planner
    Hey ya'll, I am brand new to Mountain Buzz and looking for info on rafting Cataract Canyon. I understand motors are needed or an outfitter tow? Know nothing about that stretch of river and it turns out it is quite difficult to find info on web/over the phone. Thanks!
  17. Cataract Canyon in winter

    Kayaking | Trip Planner
    Do people often paddle Cataract Canyon in winter? Can it be done in 3 days in a longboat?
  18. Cataract Canyon Seeking Boaters End Oct.

    Kayaking | Trip Planner
    I have the week of 24th-28th off, and I want to paddle Cataract Canyon, self supported kayaking, but would prefer not to do it solo. Anyone interested in running this stretch? (You could be an a craft of your choice....) let me know: [email protected]
  19. Cataract Canyon September.

    Rafting | Trip Planner
    This is my yearly MountainBuzz post. Looking for recent BETA on Beaches on CAT. Did High Water leave us some quality beaches prior to the confluence? Any camping on Lake Powell this year? GYPSUM? DARK CANYON ? SHEEP BEND? And lastly. Dirty Devil ? How is the ramp this year? Able to drive...
  20. Cataract Canyon Trip 8/22-8/27

    Rafting | Trip Planner
    I am trying to get in one more trip before school starts. I have 4 people committed to the trip with three boats so far. Possibly another 2 boats and 4 more people. The limit is 60 for the trip so plenty of room for more people. We are looking to have a 10-12 person trip with at least 5 boats. I...