boulder creek narrows hike - September 4, 2011

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We will do a loop starting from Haymaker Bench, crossing a ridge, descending a spectacular side canyon route to Boulder Creek, strenuous wading through the narrows section, then returning to the road by walking upstream in the Escalante River. Route is non-technical, but will require swimming deep pools for several hundred yards or scrambling on the overland bypass. Wet suit and dry bag recommended. Plan for a long day, then recover at my cabin. An alternative spectacular canyon hike will be substituted if participant skill level, weather or stream flow conditions make this route unsafe.

Organizer:John Veranth
Date:Sun Sep 4 2011
Meeting Place:Registration required
Web Link:Narrows of Boulder Creek (not my photo)

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