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Discovery



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PostPosted: Sun Aug 25, 2019 9:56 am    Post subject: Lake Powell fall 2019 Reply with quote

I haven't seen much discussion on cruising Lake Powell this fall. There was a gathering most past years, on or around the third weekend in September. Anyone planning to go this year?

We have commitments during that week this year, but we are planning to be at Lake Powell in early October. Anyone going to Powell in October?

We launch from Bullfrog Bay on the upper end of the Lake.

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jkidd



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PostPosted: Sun Aug 25, 2019 8:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I was planing on the the last Saturday in Sept.
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 25, 2019 9:06 pm    Post subject: Re: Lake Powell fall 2019 Reply with quote

Discovery wrote:
I haven't seen much discussion on cruising Lake Powell this fall. There was a gathering most past years, on or around the third weekend in September. Anyone planning to go this year?

We have commitments during that week this year, but we are planning to be at Lake Powell in early October. Anyone going to Powell in October?

We launch from Bullfrog Bay on the upper end of the Lake.


Me & hopefully JoLee plan to be at Oak Canyon on Sept 28th & maybe a day or two before that too. We canít stay more than a few days into Oct due to a grandkids birthday. It sure would be good if you could start out a few days earlier than planned.

Jay

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 26, 2019 11:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

We intend to launch at Wahweap on or about 9/25. We can be at Oak Canyon on Sept 27 & 28. We need to take out on or about Oct 1.

It appears the lake elevation will be 20 some feet above where it was last year.

Tony
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jkidd



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PostPosted: Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looks like the Defiance House Ruins are closed.
https://www.nps.gov/glca/learn/management/superintendents-compendium.htm
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 01, 2019 11:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Iím going to work on Rob to convince him but weíll already have been out (San Juanís and Gulf Islands) for several weeks so itís hard to know if weíll be able to come. It would be fun to see everyone again.
Mary McClain,
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Peter & Judy



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PostPosted: Sun Sep 01, 2019 1:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Looks like the Defiance House Ruins are closed.


We were in Defiance House last October. A major storm occurred two nights before and when we arrived at the trail much of the stream bed was washed out. There were 3 foot high hail drifts and lots of fallen logs and debris in the stream bed. We had a difficult time walking up the canyon to the ruins and during our visit the Chief Ranger arrived and was shocked by the damage done by the flash flood. On the walk out I followed the stream back down to the lake and near the delta I discovered that I was crotch deep in quick sand. Luckily I had my walking poles with me and I was barefoot and was able to turn around and get out. Judy was on the the other side on dry ground and was worried that all they would find was my hat after I sunk in the quicksand.

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 03, 2019 8:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I hiked to Defiance House after the washout. It was a goat path with cairns marking what different people thought was the best path. None of the options were very good. Most people were turned back early because of a lack of proper footgear.

Mark
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Pat Anderson



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PostPosted: Mon Sep 09, 2019 11:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

jkidd wrote:
Looks like the Defiance House Ruins are closed.
https://www.nps.gov/glca/learn/management/superintendents-compendium.htm


This MOSTLY looks to me like "solutions" in search of a problem...

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'll be there Sept 28 with my 59 footer.......
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