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by jeffconaway
Mon Aug 04, 2014 3:57 pm
Forum: Southcentral
Topic: Ptarmigan Lake - Paradise Valley - Snow River
Replies: 3
Views: 4779

Grant Lake - Paradise Valley - Snow River

If you really, I mean really love bushwhacking, then the Grant Lake option of this trip is for you. Park at the railroad bridge in Moose Pass and hike the 3.5 mi up to Grant Lake, fill your boats and paddle 5 mi to the end of the lake. We were lured to the river right side of the valley and schwacke...
by jeffconaway
Mon Aug 01, 2011 1:18 pm
Forum: Southeast
Topic: Lakina River
Replies: 6
Views: 4651

Re: Lakina River

Just returned from the Lakina. Fantastic trip and everything about Brad's write-up is spot on. Water level was bank full in the single thread portions of the float. This is about as high as the water gets during the glacial melt peak and the difficulty was still II and III. Most of the difficulty is...
by jeffconaway
Wed Jul 09, 2008 3:25 pm
Forum: Southcentral
Topic: Denali HWY-7mile lake-Eureka Creek-Delta River
Replies: 11
Views: 8892

Denali HWY-7mile lake-Eureka Creek-Delta River

We left Maclaren Summit on the Denali highway (Apx 40 miles from Paxson) on July 4th in sunshine and shorts. Followed a distinct ATV trail that turns into a single track and then eventually just easy tundra cruising. We put in on the west end of seven mile lake and paddled about five miles to a cabi...
by jeffconaway
Mon Jun 23, 2008 7:31 am
Forum: Southcentral
Topic: Klutina River
Replies: 0
Views: 1216

Klutina River

We made a fun solstice descent of the Klutina this weekend. Stage was 11.35 ft and discharge around 4,000 cfs. The Klutina is similar in its upper reach to the Kenai, in that it drains a large glacial lake and has that beautiful teal color. The river picks up steam a few miles from the lake and cont...