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The Middle Fork of the Salmon – June 2019

  June 27 – July 1, 2019 Gabe exercised “beginners’ luck” and drew a permit for the coveted Middle Fork of the Salmon River. We had five rafts; Jamie captaining a 14’ paddle boat, with Dee, Layne, Barry, and Rob … Continue reading

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The Rocky “Muddy” – June 2019

June 15, 2019 We had a good snowpack this year, so we had been watching the water level of Muddy Creek in the San Rafael Swell.  We have only floated it once before, back in 2011.  It takes an above … Continue reading

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Photo and Video Cleanup – Apr 2019

Unfortunately, Google has discontinued support for Google+, which is where I hosted many of the photos used in my blog.  Thus, many of those photos are now gone. I also decided to terminate my Vimeo subscription and stick with YouTube … Continue reading

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Havasupai – April 2019

This year I (Jamie) was lucky enough to snag 2 reservations to the Havasupai Indian Reservation. Hannah had spring break the first week of April, so that is when we made the reservation. There was a new reservation policy this … Continue reading

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Maui – Dec 2018

Dec. 3-7, 2018 Jamie wanted to celebrate completion of her PhD.  What better way than a trip to Hawaii!  Kim and I were happy to tag along with her. First off, here are few pointers if you are planning a … Continue reading

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Yellowstone – Grand Teton – Aug 2018

Aug. 23-25, 2108 The drive to West Yellowstone took us about 5 hours.  Our first stop was the Wolf and Grizzly Discovery Center.  The price of admission seemed pretty high to me, and I was disappointed that most of the … Continue reading

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Middle Fork of the Salmon River – June 2018

13-16 June 2018 Hannah managed to pick up a canceled Middle Fork of the Salmon permit – just a few days after our San Juan trip.  We had just enough time between trips to clean and dry the boats to … Continue reading

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