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by Gerhardt
Sun Feb 08, 2015 10:42 am
Forum: Northwest
Topic: Southern Oregon
Replies: 2
Views: 2478

Southern Oregon

Are there any packrafters in the Southern Oregon area? Looking for someone to tackle some creeks with, since I wouldn't feel comfortable doing it alone!

Sean
by Gerhardt
Mon Jun 16, 2014 7:09 pm
Forum: Southcentral
Topic: South Fork of Eagle River
Replies: 68
Views: 31863

Re: South Fork of Eagle River

Has anybody been on middle section this year? Or is south fork even doable right now?
by Gerhardt
Mon Jul 15, 2013 7:09 am
Forum: Southcentral
Topic: South Fork of Eagle River
Replies: 68
Views: 31863

Re: South Fork of Eagle River

Yeah probably wasn't a good idea to do that middle section solo, those two log jams are pretty bad and must be portaged. Almost same with the boulder garden if the water level is low.
by Gerhardt
Mon Jul 15, 2013 6:57 am
Forum: Southcentral
Topic: First packraft trip to AK
Replies: 2
Views: 1405

Re: First packraft trip to AK

Do a forum search for Glacier creek, that's a good one in Girdwood. Also, from Anchorage there's South Fork off Hiland Rd in Eagle River. The upper portion would be great for almost anyone if the water level is right, right now the middle section is a little tricky and it's a good idea to either sco...
by Gerhardt
Thu Sep 20, 2012 2:21 pm
Forum: Southcentral
Topic: Moose Creek
Replies: 71
Views: 18884

Re: Moose Creek

That's INSANE! I can't believe that... this is what it looked like a little over 2 weeks ago..
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F35rtt8x ... r_embedded
by Gerhardt
Tue Sep 11, 2012 6:07 am
Forum: Partners & Logistics
Topic: Suggestions of Class I-II water near Leadville, CO
Replies: 1
Views: 1333

Re: Suggestions of Class I-II water near Leadville, CO

At this time of year not much is runnable in the lower 48, your only bet is usually the bigger rivers in the area. Northwest about an hour and a half from Leadville you have the Colorado river, which is running at around 1100 cfs (runnable). The section from Burns to Dotsero is up to class II (with ...
by Gerhardt
Wed Sep 05, 2012 7:13 am
Forum: Partners & Logistics
Topic: Southern Oregon/Northern Cali
Replies: 4
Views: 1913

Re: Southern Oregon/Northern Cali

Just got our packrafts, so no trip reports yet, but also interested in hearing more about trips in this area. And maybe finding some local partners? Also, seeing as you just got your packrafts, it would be a great idea to check out www.americanwhitewater.org if you haven't seen this site yet, it's ...
by Gerhardt
Wed Sep 05, 2012 7:12 am
Forum: Partners & Logistics
Topic: Southern Oregon/Northern Cali
Replies: 4
Views: 1913

Re: Southern Oregon/Northern Cali

Looks like there aren't many trips during the summer months due to the lower water levels, although the Rogue is still runnable in many parts with class 3-4 waters, I've been looking for something. I'm currently in the area for another 2 weeks or so, and looking to do part of the Rogue. Looks like t...
by Gerhardt
Tue Aug 28, 2012 7:20 pm
Forum: Packrafting Gear
Topic: Threm-a-rest
Replies: 3
Views: 2321

Re: Threm-a-rest

The only problem I could see is a tighter fit in your raft. One of my buddies doesn't use a pad at all for that exact problem, but he has a yak and is probably around 5'9". I on the other hand love the space it takes up, seeing as I am 5'5" and have the Yak. In conclusion, if you have some extra spa...
by Gerhardt
Sun Aug 19, 2012 4:32 pm
Forum: Southcentral
Topic: Glacier Creek; Chugach Mtns.
Replies: 33
Views: 20473

Re: Glacier Creek; Chugach Mtns.

Topher and I ran Glacier Creek this morning. We put in right below the hand tram, water level was great (~26.4). The entire creek is clear of any hazardous sweepers or strainers, with the exception of one strainer down by the airport (easily avoided if you take the correct fork in the river). http:/...
by Gerhardt
Sun Aug 12, 2012 3:55 pm
Forum: Partners & Logistics
Topic: Southern Oregon/Northern Cali
Replies: 4
Views: 1913

Southern Oregon/Northern Cali

I'll be down in this area (home) during the first half of September, not sure how high (if high at all) any water will be, but can anyone recommend any good trips for this area?