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1047Re: How Many HR Stream Crossings?

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  • kernkt@cybermesa.com
    May 26 7:51 AM
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      The answer: All of them. Kris

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      From: "Charles T. Thorn" <thorn@...>
      To: HBoard:;, HRList <hr100@egroups.com>, ULTRA <ULTRA@...>
      Cc: runalong@...
      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
      > 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?
      >
      > Charlie
      > ==============================
      > 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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