1388Re: [hr100] River crossings
- Mar 21, 2007oh, darn, I was going to tell him we all don wetsuits before the river
I do remember crossing the Uncompaghre one year, it was just shortly after
dark, and the water was chest deep on me.... I had my flashlight in my teeth
to keep it dry, and hanging on to the rope for dear life.
Very "refreshing". And I had just put on dry socks and shoes. (silly me).
On 3/20/07, Blake Wood and Rebecca Clark <bpwrlc@...> wrote:
> But Mineral Creek could be up to your crotch, depending on the runoff
> status on race day. It was like that year before last. Nevertheless, not too
> difficult if you hang onto the rope.
> In this year's direction, you'll only be a couple miles from the finish
> when you cross Mineral Creek, so even if you fall and go completely under
> you won't be too bad off.
> - Blake
> At 11:12 AM 3/20/2007 -0700, you wrote:
> >The deepest rivers are about up to your knees. This would be S. Mineral
> creek and there is a rope across.
> >-- Matt Mahoney, <mailto:matmahoney% <matmahoney%25>40yahoo.com>
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> >Subject: [hr100] River crossings
> >Hello everybody,
> >yesterday I started to include rivercrossings into by running training.
> >After a few steps I was in waist deep water. In, what I thought, shallow
> >How deep are the rivers we have to cross at Hardrock?
> >And are there ropes across like in Leadville?
> >Do the runners pack all there stuff in zip lock bags?
> >( At least I had useless dripping wet gloves and a hat :-)
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