Middle-Lower Sauk River (WA) - June 24-25, 2017
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Lots of company at the Whitechuck put-in. Good flow and supposed to be mid 90s!
On the water at 12:14pm
Al, Linda and Jo below first rapids set. Strap tightening for me
Verification photo. Thanks Linda2
Below island split
Jim and Sherry
Al slides by
Al parks behinds the Demon Seed after I vacated the space
Mt. Pugh view
Mt. Pugh view #2
Lots of people at the sunny lunch beach
Looking up Clear Creek
Pete goes upstream as I did
Rest of the group below bridge
Rigging at Backman Park for the overnighter2
On the water again 5:11pm, just below Backman Park. Al and Linda did not join us on the overnighter, but helped with part 2 of the shuttle. Thanks Al!
Pete in the shadow of Jumbo Mtn.
Under sawmill bridge
Camp setup in view of Whitehorse Mtn. 9:03pm. We got to camp late enough so it was partially shaded and no need to set up a tarp
Plenty of tent space. Lots of overnight dewfall
Next morning. Fisherman passing by at 6:55am. Kinda dicey getting by rootball
Morning view of Whitehorse Mtn.
On the water 'early' at 10:47am
I cleared the rootball
Jim and Sherry clear
Lower Sauk view
Breif view of Mt. Baker to the north
Suiattle confluence adds a lot of water
WA 530 bridge and takeout below
USGS Flow at 06/24/2017 12:00 PDT 7,150 CFS 6.02'
06/25/2017 12:00 PDT 8,190 CFS 6.35'
- U.O.N., Olympus Stylus 770SW Digital Photography by William F. Smith (7.1 MP, 3072x2304 HQ, 3X optical 38-114mm)
- Olympus ST-6000 Digital Photography by Linda Schwartz (10 MP, 3.6X optical 28-102mm)