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Upper Mad (again)

Wednesday Mar 31, 2010
Participants:
Kayak: Woody, Francis, Eric
Open Canoe: Brock
Inflatable: Gerard
Organizer: Gerard Ganey
Difficulty: nov-int WW
Level: medium high
Gauge (cfs): 1500
Author: Gerard

We put on the river about 5:30. I ran first drop under the Warren Bridge. Francis took a swim in the first rapid below the bridge. That was the extent of the unintentional swimming.

We lived a life of glee. We stopped only a few times to play in the waves. Eventually we reached the Punch Bowl. Some of us stopped and scouted, others just went for it. Everyone ran the left side cleanly, Eric did it twice. I went back up and ran the right side cleanly.

Francis, Woody, and Brock decided it was dark enough not to run the Butternut Rapid. I went first, and Eric followed with a roll to end the day.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qlsli8Nh62o

Enjoy the video... Sorry if you only have dial-up you could always use your iPhone!

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