numbers today at 450?? are you sure about that flow. i don't even think the gorge is flowing that high yet. i think you ran the numbers lower than you think - maybe half that flow.
i actually ran bailey once at 150! a friend, who's name i won't mention, but it sounds like muscle and starts with an R, convinced me to go. it was MAJOR boat abuse getting in and out of the "canyon" but once in it was good. NOT WORTH IT THOUGH.
we're hitting upper taos box sunday. and saturday and sunday of next weekend too. if you've been down it you could probably join us but if not, well it's not my call - badkins is taking us down.
Kent, sorry didn't get your message till today (monday). if it's still running, i'm sure people will be heading down next weekend. we may go back if nothing else is running (such as cross mtn). according to the locals, it's not snowmelt, but actually a release - water owed to NM - so it's hard to say if it'll run. (this is a little odd because the graph shows the water levels cycling like a typical snowmelt pattern???)
but the run is very high quality and the take-out hike is a nothing less than what it's been described as, but isn't too bad in the end.
Hey Man, glad you guys had a good time. I think Josh and I might head down this evening for a tuesday trip if it stays good. If not, I might have to wait a few weeks. I figured you guys were already gone, but thought I might catch a straggler leaving late from Denver.
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