Green River Gorge (WA) - April 9, 2017

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Dropping Jim's truck at Flaming Geyser State Park

Back at the headworks launch, looking downstream

Gettin ready to launch

Kayakers using a lower access point

Railroad Bridge. Beautiful day on the Green

Verification photo #12

Jim below Railroad Bridge Drop

Below Ledge Drop 1

Unnamed rapid

YouTube HD movies along the way: Ledge Drop 1 OR Mercury and Nozzle OR Franklin Falls3

Looking back at Nozzle. For me, this was run #121 thru here. Always exciting

Below Nozzle

Nozzle #2 (wasn't sure if 1st was focused)

Looking back at Mercury

Lunch stop at Sunny Beach

Looking downstream to Paradise Ledge

In the Paradise corridor

Along the canyon wall

Verification photo #2. Thanks Jim2

USGS Flow at 04/09/2017 12:00 PDT 7.25' 1,650 CFS
Was 1,790 CFS until the USGS revised the last shift data on 4/17

Green River Gorge (WA) - April 30, 2017

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Some morning sun as we drop a vehicle at Flaming Geyser SP

Back at the headworks launch

On the water at 11:47am

Ledge 1. Skies are getting darker

Across from Ledge 1

Eddy out at the bottom of Kanaskat-Palmer Park

Ledge 2

Pipeline whiteout!

Below Nozzle. a bit higher than last time. More pillow on the right hand side. For me, run #122. Always the pucker factor

Jim ran thru first to take movies

Fuzzy shot at Let's Make a Deal. Rest of the day was on and off rain and colder. No more pictures

USGS Flow at 04/30/2017 12:00 PDT 7.42' 1,770 CFS

Green River Gorge (WA) - May 21, 2017

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Beautiful day on the Green. Al joins us today to make it a 3 boat show. Almost ready to launch 11:16am

Floating along on the upper stretch

Approach to Pipeline. Jim is pretty close to Al, and is on the faster inside track!

Both go over the drop at the same time

Jim thru Nozzle

Al thru Nozzle

Franklin Falls resort

Jim surfs Paradise Ledge in front of an audience

USGS Flow at 05/21/2017 12:00 PDT 7.19' 1,610 CFS

  1. U.O.N., Olympus Stylus 770SW Digital Photography by William F. Smith (7.1 MP, 3072x2304 HQ, 3X optical 38-114mm)
  2. Olympus Stylus 725SW Digital Photography by Jim McCool (7.1 MP, 3X optical 38-114mm)
  3. Midland XTC 280 HD Videos by Jim McCool

Last Update 21-May-17