Lower Sauk to Skagit River (WA) - July 14-15, 2018 - 17 Miles
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Moving to the Lower Sauk. No wetsuit required. 12:18pm launch with Jim and Sherry. Already quite warm
530 bridge with Elev. 6841' Whitehorse Mtn. in the distance
Fuzzy Mt. Baker shot. Must not have focused. Elev. 10,781'
Passing the 'crumbling wall'
Past the Sauk-Concrete bridge
USGS gaging station
8:21 pm view of Sauk Mtn.
Upstream from camp
Boats park in the side channel. Shoreline was quite mucky, meaning the area was recently water covered. When we camped here in 2016 the level was quite a bit lower
Post breakfast relaxation in the pleasant morning breeze at 11:14am. Going to be a late launch
On the water at 1:42pm. Our island camp is at elev. 256'
More Sauk Mtn. elev. 5541'
On the Skagit. Cascade peaks in the distance
Jim tries his luck at fishing
Unusual to see tree logging down to the dirt
USGS Flow at 07/14/2018 12:00 PDT 4,880 CFS 5.20'
USGS Flow at 07/15/2018 12:00 PDT 6,030 CFS 84.56
- U.O.N., Olympus Stylus 770SW Digital Photography by William F. Smith (7.1 MP, 3072x2304 HQ, 3X optical 38-114mm)
- Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900T Digital Photography by Jim McCool