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1396Re: [hr100] River crossings

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  • Jennifer Roach
    Mar 21, 2007
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      Hey Rich

      That's Cottonwood Creek (the "raging torrent" you are referring to there)
      In 2000, I just looked at that big, slimy log and then slooshed across
      the raging waters of Cottonwood Creek.
      Jennifer Roach

      TheTroubadour wrote:
      >
      > You guys are killin' me. There's also (now) a bridge over
      > whatever-raging-torrent-that-is which totally soaks your ingress and
      > egress to the Sherman Aid Station. In the CCW you hit it first, before
      > entering Sherman. And vividly do I recall when there WASN'T any bridge.
      >
      > There was this log. A rather fat, long, slippery, slimy, totally soggy
      > log. That log crossed the raging torrent (could it be considered a
      > river? mountain runoff? effluvial stream? Thor's Revenge?).
      >
      > Distinctly I remember the A/S volunteer on the Sherman side hollering
      > at me as I was about to cross:
      >
      > "Well, you can take the log or wade through the water. It's your choice."
      >
      > I go, "I think I'll wade the river. It's drier."
      >
      > Happy Humpday, group!
      >
      > Yurz troubly,
      > Humpday Dumpty
      >
      > PS: Actually what this is, is a convenient excuse to "test" my
      > connection. This ISP I'm currently cursed with [but that's changing]
      > has been doing me the ignominious "favor" of BLOCKING alla y'all's
      > Hardrock messages. It thinks you guys are Spam.
      >
      > (When, really, we all know different, don't we? Most Hardrockers are
      > more closely aligned with burnt toast. :-)
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: Matt Mahoney
      > To: hr100@yahoogroups.com <mailto:hr100%40yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Wednesday, March 21, 2007 10:09 AM
      > Subject: Re: [hr100] River crossings
      >
      > --- Deb Pero <mtnrunner02@... <mailto:mtnrunner02%40gmail.com>>
      > wrote:
      >
      > > oh, darn, I was going to tell him we all don wetsuits before the river
      > > crossings...
      > >
      > > 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).
      >
      > Boring... we go across a bridge now.
      >
      > -- Matt Mahoney, matmahoney@... <mailto:matmahoney%40yahoo.com>
      >
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