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Rogue River (OR) - May 7-9, 2008 - 38 Miles

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Trip Itinerary:
Day 	Camp 			Bank 	Miles 
Put-in	Almeda Bar 		Left	0.0
1	Black Bar Lodge		Left	12.6
2	Paradise Lodge		Right	27.5
Takeout	Foster Bar		Right	38.0	

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Getting ready to launch at Almeda Park


Regroup at Grave Creek


Trail hikers above Rainie Falls


Rainie Falls


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Ray thru Dory Chute


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River sounds: "That's good for the back...."


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Thomas and Steve thru Dory Chute


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Al and Linda thru Dory Chute


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The partiall submerged branches in the foreground are what I was hanging onto while taking the previous Dory Chute pictures


At Whiskey Creek Bridge


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Verification picture at Whiskey Creek Cabin


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Bear fence


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Into Tyee Rapid. I later heard Thomas was doing tricks here


The only other raft we saw today was the one carrying the owner of Black Bar Lodge and a new water heater for one of the cabins. At least we knew we weren't going to be late for dinner


Inquistive Bambi outside Black Bar Lodge


Oil on canvas board rendering of photo above by budding artist Diane


Group photo with all wearing fleece top with logo, dates, and name (inset) that Al had made for us by WingedStitches.com. Thanks Al!


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Ready to depart Black Bar


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Wildlife


Passing by SI Rock


Trash collection at Battle Bar stop


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Flora on trail to Zane Grey cabin


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Lower level of Missouri Bar is under water


Regroup at Mule Creek


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Blossom Bar


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River turtles


Deluxe accomodations at the new guest house at Paradise Lodge


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Even our own conference room


We had the entire guest house. Paradise had no other guests today


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Group dinner in the main lodge


Bear watching across the river from the lodge deck


Morning at Paradise


Equipment trolley and boat reload


Surfing right off the dock...2


Looking toward Lower Paradise Bar


Tate Creek Waterfalls


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Into the Clay Hill Still


Tourists...


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Flora Dell


Trail maintenance camp


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Jet boater trying his fishing luck near Brewery Hole during my peaceful and quiet lunch stop


Foster Bar take-out. Map checking for route thru Powers and back to I-5


Ready to head home....


USGS Flow at Grants Pass 05/07/2008 12:00 4.40 6,110 CFS 11.4 DegC (53F)


USGS Flow at Agness 05/07/2008 12:00 5.88 7,870 CFS 14.1 DegC (57F)


In case you were wondering who did the vehicle shuttle for us:
The Galice Resort
11744 Galice Road
Merlin, OR 97532
541-476-3818 or fax: 541-471-0188
E-Mail:fun@galice.com


    Credits:
  1. U.O.N., Olympus Stylus 770SW Digital Photography by William F. Smith (7.1 MP, 2304x1728 SQ1, 3X optical 38-114mm)
  2. Canon A630 Digital Photography by Thomas Mercer (8.0 MP, 4X optical 35-140mm)

Last Update 8-Jan-17