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Face Plant
This is a drop with a little hydralic that can twist you and flip you up top, then the water hits a headwall down below but all flushes out.

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File Size: 1.14 mb Date Updated: 2/11/2007 8:49:00 AM Originally Uploaded As: IMGP0348.JPG
Author: James Album: Robe @ 5.1ft
River Association: Stillaguamish, S. Fork (3 - Verlot to Granite Falls (Robe Canyon Run))   @  Face-plant (V)

Comments from the Peanut gallery
jondufay  (10/3/2007)
that is face plant, right above catchers mitt
jP  (2/19/2010)
Yup. A powerful and sometimes unpredictable rapid. I've run it every which way-backwards, upsidedown, cartwheeling, and clean, too. Often you end up in the pocket at the bottom on R. Left-but it's not as bad as it looks when you're scouting it. If you know how to brace, usually you can ride it out no matter which way you are facing.
fiddleyak  (11/14/2011)
One of the most dangerous rapids on Robe, IMO. Flip over and the boulders at the bottom can deliver a big hit.


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