1047Re: How Many HR Stream Crossings?
- May 26 7:51 AMThe answer: All of them. Kris
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From: "Charles T. Thorn" <thorn@...>
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Sent: Thu, 26 May 2005 08:03:48 -0600
Subject: How Many HR Stream Crossings?
> Finally, a fair way to select Hardrock entrants has emerged. In------- End of Original Message -------
> future years, we will have a single question on the entry form:
> How many stream and river crossings are on the Hardrock course?
> The closest 125 get selected.
> The tie-breaker question will be:
> How many course markers are on the Hardrock course?
> Date: Wed, 25 May 2005 10:31:14 -0700
> From: mark swanson <runalong@...>
> Subject: Re: Water on HR course
> > How many stream and river crossings are on the HR course??? Just
> > looking
> > over the maps now and formulating a plan.
> Ah, the naievity of youth!
> At any rate, based on last year's levels (this year will be wetter) and
> this year's direction (opposite of last) you'll get wet for the first
> time less than two miles in and stay wet until Sherman (about 30
> miles in). From Sherman almost to Engineer (mile 50) you can
> probably stay dry, it gets slushy around Engineer. The only
> significant water from there to Oscar's Pass (mile 80) is the
> Uncomprehensible (spelling?!) just before Ouray (pronunciation?) but
> you'll hit plenty of snow near Virginius and Grant's Swamp. The
> last 20 miles will be pretty wet.
> So for a plan: I'd have dry shoes at Sherman and at Ouray to allow
> some dry miles, other than that, resistance is futile.
> mark swanson
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