Lower flows didn’t slow us down on a long-planned Illinois trip. We had gorgeous weather and a fun group. Mainly Indigo Creek staff and friends on this trip. Camped at Deadman’s Bar. Stopped briefly at Green Wall and then relaxed at Pimp Slap Left for lunch.
Mellow flows, great weather… makes for a relaxing Illinois trip. Stayed at South Bend for the night.
Flows looked great for this trip until the day before our launch. The storm we were counting on to bump up flows was pushed back and instead of a rainy day we were left looking up to semi-clear skies with not a drop of rain. Nevertheless, we remained optimistic and
A hungover, cold, and fun day on the NF Rogue. Ran from Natural Bridge through Takelma Gorge.
Fun flows on the Illinois coupled with great weather made for a stellar trip. Camped at Collier Creek.
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Sunshine and mellow flows on the Illinois. Two day trip. Camped at Pine Flat.
No one in our group had run this stretch before and we lucked out with flows and road conditions. I had heard that the road is often snowed in when flows are good, so maybe we lucked out. I’m not sure and haven’t been back, but the Lower McCloud (McCloud
Ran the Upper Applegate and then headed over the Carberry Creek. Matt, Skip, and I were in a 10′ Avon raft. Neil Nikirk joined us with his little cat.