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Ideal cfs for Santa Elena Boomerang Trip?

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Offline Homer67

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Re: Ideal cfs for Santa Elena Boomerang Trip?
« Reply #15 on: December 06, 2018, 10:04:00 AM »
After my hike, Sandi and baby came down and I did some roadside camping with my 3-year old while Sandi did a 4-day Boquillas river adventure with Far Flung, Nov 13-17.  Our group of friends decided to change plans and nix a float we had planned. Initially there were only single-day Colorado Canyon adventures, but an open group float opened up and Sandi was able to add on. She had a great time, but it was cold! She was ready though and loved it.
Ah Big Bend, we will soon return to reacquaint ourselves in our ritual of blood, exhaustion and dehydration. How can we resist the temptation to strip ourselves of the maladies of civilization?

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Re: Ideal cfs for Santa Elena Boomerang Trip?
« Reply #16 on: December 06, 2018, 11:03:11 AM »
After my hike, Sandi and baby came down and I did some roadside camping with my 3-year old while Sandi did a 4-day Boquillas river adventure with Far Flung, Nov 13-17.  Our group of friends decided to change plans and nix a float we had planned. Initially there were only single-day Colorado Canyon adventures, but an open group float opened up and Sandi was able to add on. She had a great time, but it was cold! She was ready though and loved it.

Excellent!  Just a a few minutes ago I was warning dprather about the cold in the canyons. Always important to remember that the shade there will drop the temps considerably, even on a warm day. Add in a little oversplash, and wet clothes, and things get chilly quickly.  I'm glad Sandi went prepared and enjoyed her trip.
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Re: Ideal cfs for Santa Elena Boomerang Trip?
« Reply #17 on: January 23, 2019, 09:11:33 PM »
I want to try a boomerang trip during Spring Break.  It appears the outfitters do not do them all the time.  What cfs gauge should I be watching for the 200cfs levels?

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Re: Ideal cfs for Santa Elena Boomerang Trip?
« Reply #18 on: January 24, 2019, 07:19:30 AM »
I want to try a boomerang trip during Spring Break.  It appears the outfitters do not do them all the time.  What cfs gauge should I be watching for the 200cfs levels?

https://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=maf&gage=cstt2
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Re: Ideal cfs for Santa Elena Boomerang Trip?
« Reply #19 on: January 24, 2019, 09:07:57 AM »
I want to try a boomerang trip during Spring Break.  It appears the outfitters do not do them all the time.  What cfs gauge should I be watching for the 200cfs levels?

https://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=maf&gage=cstt2

Ive always wondered where I could look to find information about upriver dam releases (mostly from the Mexican side). This site might include that info up to 12 hours in advance. I wonder where one could find more longer-term info on dam releases. Is that published anywhere?


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