Rogue River (OR) - September 25-29, 2017 - 38 Miles

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Trip Itinerary:
Day 	Camp 			Bank 	Miles 
Put-in	Almeda Bar 		Left	0.0
1	Wildcat			Left	8.9
2,3	South Quail Cr.		Left	20.7		
4	Mid Tacoma		Right	32.6
Takeout	Foster Bar		Right	38.3	

Miles are 'River Miles - 23.2' from 2004 Rogue River Float Guide. Updated BLM camping info


Day 1 - Almeda Bar launch area. Just Jim and I on my permit, but there are lots of others


Like I said, lots of people


Approaching Grave Creek bridge


Below Grave Creek rapid


Below Rainie Falls. I got really stuck in the dory chute. No pictures


Attempted heron picture, but it turned away


Below Tyee Rapid


Below Wildcat Rapid


Flock of geese float by our camp


Day 2 - Morning at Wildcat camp. We stayed here last year. BLM made a short stop to map out site for river guide update


Others pass by while we pack and reload


Jim playing with his GPS. A leisurely 12:36pm launch


Below Slim Pickens


Thru Plowshare rapid


Above Lower Black Bar Falls


Below Dulog


Day 3 - Morning at South Quail Cr. across from and slightly below Quail Creek. BLM claims this one will be on the corrected map


Upstream from camp


Camp view from upstream promontory. We are doing a layover day here


Upstream from promontory


Verification #1


Verification #2


Day 4 - On the water at 11:53am


Floating along


Less fall colors this year than the same time last year


Mule Creek


Into Mule Creek Canyon


Canyon tightens


Approaching the Narrows


Jim thru Coffeepot


Barely room for oars


Stair Creek. Not the usual cold spray


Approaching Blossom Bar. Love the whiteish rock band


Into Blossom Bar


Jim's YouTube video thru Blossom Bar


Below Blossom Bar


Below Devils Stairs


Paradise Creek


Day 5 - Camp Tacoma required a short hike with equipment


Overnight we had put coolers, dry boxes, and garbage into the bear fence. Had some late night rain and early drizzle


Early 11:10am start for the Foster Bar takeout


Made it thru the Clay Hill Still without wind! Last trip picture. For me, trip #23 down the Rogue. First time in 1990. 9 camping trips, 14 lodge trips


USGS Flow at Grants Pass 09/25/2017 12:00 PDT 13.4 (56.1F) 1,380P 1.31'
Mon-Fri temp highs at Merlin, OR 79,86,89,87,71 (Upstream of putin)


USGS Flow at Agness 09/25/2017 12:00 PDT 15.6(60.1F) 1,890 CFS 2.71'
Mon-Fri temp highs at Agness, OR 81,86,92,84,67 (Downstream of takeout)


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, 3072x2304 HQ, 3X optical 38-114mm)

Last Update 1-Oct-17