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Creekboating

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___________________ I am writing this post for two partially related reasons, 1. Nostalgia for my boating partner who has whisked himself away to Northern Canada to do nothing but playboating (what a pansy ass). 2. I feel like our creekboating adventures have been severely under represented this summer on our blog. This is: partly because some person (who I will refrain from naming) only likes posting our kick ass photos on Fluid's site, partly because I am lazy and have not posted them yet, and partly because our two person team hasn't been taking as many photos as we should while running the shit. Apparently most rapids 'are not worth the trouble'. Unless otherwise noted, all pictures of Leif were taken by Natalie and visa versa. NARROWS and THE BIG SOUTH, CACHE LA POUDRE We often run things in tandem and I am especially grateful to Seth Murphy for snagging these shots of our blitz run down the narrows at four feet. I believe that this was the last run

The Flood Continues

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John Blyth below the poo. Full album Leif surfing. Photo by John Rathwell. Full album Water levels on the Slave continue to refuse to drop. Today, we checked out the far side of Pelican, to see if there were any good waves over there. We found the Mosh Pit at an interesting level, and we were also able to surf Nigel's wave for the first time (as far as I've heard of). Mosh Pit, with Nigel's in the background. John Rathwell photo. Full album Ready to drop in. Full album Dropped in. Full album Nigel's wave. Photo by John Rathwell. Full album Stabby. Photo: John Rathwell. Full album John Blyth in Nigel's rapid proper. Full album Doublesurf. Full album Doublesurf duel. Full album Wheelie. Full album Clean stab (it failed). Full album Clean blunt (it failed). Full album John stab. Full album We've been keeping an eye on many different areas. A day or two ago, we went over to Grundy's Garage, near Maelstrom. There was a wave below there, but we