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Topic: Sky Saturday
Posted By: dave
Subject: Sky Saturday
Date Posted: 26 Jun 2009 at 9:36am
My son, Mathew, is flying up from North Carolina today and I want to take him down the Sky tomorrow. We will be in my Tomcat II and will be putting in at Cable drop then going through the Gauntlet that may be at Boulder drop.

We were hoping to have a safety boater or two with us and we were probably going to get to Split rock take out to shuttle at around 11:30am or so.

I am not posting a trip, because not sure what is going to transpire yet, but is anyone going to be there tomorrow? Looks like its going to be a nice day...


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Nomad



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Posted By: Courtney
Date Posted: 26 Jun 2009 at 9:58am
If we didn't have other plans I would have loved to have hooked up with our son and Tomcat II also.  Let us know when you take that sucker out again.  Have fun this weekend.


Posted By: skim
Date Posted: 26 Jun 2009 at 10:28am
hey dave, i plan on being there and can help ya with the safety boating.  that is as long as i'm not being jousted.  u have any safety jerseys i can wear?

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boof it for crying out loud


Posted By: ThrowYaMittsUp
Date Posted: 26 Jun 2009 at 10:46am
Dave, I'm gonna be up there with my raft and would like to do a run down from Cable Drop with a long break at BD.  I also have room for some folks that are looking for a ride down the river. I think that I have 2 confirmed passengers, so there is room for at least 3 more. It's not a big boat, but I think we could reasonably do 8 people, and probably a few more for a run down BD. Let me know if you are looking for a way down the river, but keep in mind that this is totaly Chose Your Own Adventure and


Posted By: dave
Date Posted: 26 Jun 2009 at 10:49am
BTW, my son is almost 21 and he is an adult that chooses his own destiny. Although I may be helping him on Saturday by not warning him what is in store at Boulder Drop...heheheheheh

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Nomad


Posted By: dave
Date Posted: 26 Jun 2009 at 10:50am
I would hope that no children are involved in this madness on Saturday. It will be no place for a young one...

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Nomad


Posted By: up4air
Date Posted: 26 Jun 2009 at 1:53pm
I'd like to get on the water tomorrow. I haven't done the Sky yet, but it looks fun. Are there details available as to where to meet? -Rochelle

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More water, please.


Posted By: up4air
Date Posted: 26 Jun 2009 at 1:57pm
(what I mean is like an online map, cross street, obvious bridge, etc.)

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More water, please.


Posted By: dave
Date Posted: 26 Jun 2009 at 2:08pm
Basically just drive down HWY 2 past Gold Bar until you see a bunch of cars parked on the right shoulder and that is Split rock.

47.826578,-121.61947


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Nomad


Posted By: dave
Date Posted: 26 Jun 2009 at 2:09pm
http://maps.google.com/maps?q=47.826578,-121.61947&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=23.875,57.630033&hl=en&ie=UTF8&ll=47.826748,-121.617601&spn=0.003342,0.008508&z=17

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Nomad


Posted By: dave
Date Posted: 26 Jun 2009 at 2:11pm
Or Keep driving another mile or so and on the left will be parking for Boulder Drop. The road is about 50 feet above the river there and you will see the river through the trees below.

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Nomad


Posted By: skim
Date Posted: 26 Jun 2009 at 3:17pm
hey dave, i didn't know ur son is 21.  how old ru exactly?  

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boof it for crying out loud


Posted By: up4air
Date Posted: 26 Jun 2009 at 3:47pm
Thanks. I'll be in a blue jetta wagon. See you tomorrow!

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More water, please.


Posted By: dave
Date Posted: 26 Jun 2009 at 9:34pm
How old do you think I am? I should start a poll, how old is dave?

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Nomad


Posted By: Tobin
Date Posted: 27 Jun 2009 at 7:08am
Mid to late 50's?

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Sure?


Posted By: up4air
Date Posted: 28 Jun 2009 at 11:50am
you guys are cruel.

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More water, please.


Posted By: up4air
Date Posted: 28 Jun 2009 at 12:12pm
I cannot seem to embed here or in the gallery. Riverboarding Boulder Drop.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UkhyYJWin7k - you tube


http://video.ak.facebook.com/video-ak-sf2p/v2757/190/63/98673396747_20720.mp4 - higher quality

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More water, please.


Posted By: James
Date Posted: 28 Jun 2009 at 9:48pm
Sweet video, just fyi for your future runs, the gauge is off right now, the run was really somewhere around 4k on sunday. Nice angle on Neds too, perfect line off the curler !!!! 


Posted By: up4air
Date Posted: 29 Jun 2009 at 9:18am
ha well I guess I can redo the text.

first time I did Ned's I didn't get stuck, but on the other hand, getting stuck made it more interesting.

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More water, please.



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