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How to run Wiley Creek rapid @ 7.5 Feet

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File Size: 71.08 kb Date Updated: 3/19/2007 2:16:00 PM Originally Uploaded As: IMG_1720.JPG
Author: arnobarno Album: Postings
River Association: Stillaguamish, S. Fork (2 - Mallardy Creek to Verlot (Middle))

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water wacko  (3/19/2007)
hmm the last time I ran that rapid I went right over that big rock (standing wave) dead sideways. As I got to the crest of said wave I looked down and realized this was not going to be a fun spot. As I landed I reached so far downstream to brace I almost fell over. As I corrected/continued to brace I lost purchase and almost rolled over again. I flailed a couple times and realized I had just been gifted by the river gods. I don't know if it was not very sticky or what, but I sure felt like I got a BIG get outta swim free card.
deborah  (3/19/2007)
Just to clarify the route map...our goal was to run the green tongue on river left. From the road, I thought it would look more like green stairs than a tongue. (This is the solid like on the hand left). The X marks your hole --- the nasty, huge, sucking everything near it hole. While the diagram remains correct, let's just clarify one point -- there is no freaking green tongue or green stair steps. It is not a place I'm prepared to revisit at this level until I have some better skills.
Chuck e fresh  (4/8/2007)
are you sure that's not bldr drop!!
James  (4/16/2007)
Nice watch!
huckin harms  (8/31/2007)
crazy tatoo artist
newtobin  (10/23/2007)
I like -the nasty, huge, sucking everything near it hole Thats very descriptive! ^5
water wacko  (6/25/2008)
LHS= left hand side? left hole side? large hole. shit!! lilly has a sucker? last he saw? little hole sneaker? lovely hole sneaker? land ho, sully? look, he's swimmin'? lively hole swimmer? lucky hole sneaker? this is fun... :)

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