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Old 06-08-2016, 06:35 PM   #76 (permalink)
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You need to worry about ALL of them! All of them can fawk you up.
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if you have never been there before, and youre not going with intelligent people that have been there numerous times before, you should really consider not crossing above 200 imo


the second crossing above 400cfs imo is the most sketchy
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if you are going eagle to comitee, the 2nd crossing is the issue.... tire size means nothing... in my old runner on 44s id cross WC2 at 450, in my buggy on 43s i wouldnt cross WC2 anywhere past 400 (or 350)
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Old 06-08-2016, 06:55 PM   #78 (permalink)
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if you have never been there before, and youre not going with intelligent people that have been there numerous times before, you should really consider not crossing above 200 imo


the second crossing above 400cfs imo is the most sketchy
saw after i posted.... 2 people who grew up on the trail said the same thing....
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Old 06-08-2016, 10:23 PM   #79 (permalink)
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Flows were under 100 this past weekend.

They were working on a lower damn, so they corked Fordyce Lake.

The lake rose several feet, (20-30 up the shoreline) from Wed to Sunday.


If they opened the gates it will most likely be high until Trek.
Holy shit, pretty sure you are standing about where we camped for memorial day.


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Old 06-08-2016, 10:28 PM   #80 (permalink)
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Holy shit, pretty sure you are standing about where we camped for memorial day.

Yep. I was standing to the right in your pic.

When I kayaked through them & across the lake through trees in your picture I kept hearing the music from Deliverance.
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Here are some of the same trees from almost the same spot (looking toward the dam, taken in November.

The spot this was taken from was under water this weekend.
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Old 06-08-2016, 10:39 PM   #82 (permalink)
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Yep. I was standing to the right in your pic.

When I kayaked through them & across the lake through trees in your picture I kept hearing the music from Deliverance.


Been to magalia before I guess?
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Has anyone camped at meadow since memorial weekend? Was gonna camp father's day weekend and was hoping the snow would be mostly gone for my stock chevy truck.
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Has anyone camped at meadow since memorial weekend? Was gonna camp father's day weekend and was hoping the snow would be mostly gone for my stock chevy truck.

You make it up that way yesterday Alan?? Curious on current conditions at Meadow too!
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Yes made it. Bunch of drifts on the way in so not taking my truck. Ill be camping at Jackson meadows then go wheel down into committe saturday
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Any word on what the possible flows might be this weekend ? I plan on going in sometime Friday through eagle lakes and exiting out committee either sat or early Sunday
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Any word on what the possible flows might be this weekend ? I plan on going in sometime Friday through eagle lakes and exiting out committee either sat or early Sunday
not sure if youre aware but the flow chart is posted in the very first thread at the top of this forum

its about 45cfs right now
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not sure if youre aware but the flow chart is posted in the very first thread at the top of this forum

its about 45cfs right now
Sweet yea I just checked , that's low , gonna be a fun weekend !
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Old 06-21-2016, 08:10 PM   #89 (permalink)
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Tried going up to meadow today to see if we could get our trailer up there and about 4 miles from the lake ran into a stuck jeep and snow drifts
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Did you make it up camper shell hill? Long uphill before the white rock lake split?
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Did you make it up camper shell hill? Long uphill before the white rock lake split?


No, didn't make it to the turn off. Was by myself in my truck didn't want to risk anything in the snow.
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How big were the drifts? I was planning on going in that way this weekend.
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Old 06-24-2016, 09:41 AM   #93 (permalink)
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WH1 looks super easy!!!

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Any update on the road to Meadow lake? possibly going in that way this Friday
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Got a group of about 10 yotas heading down there this Friday, staying at Cisco Grove. Will bring back lots of pics
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Yes, the bottom section of 1 is probably tougher than the top used to be right now!
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Old 07-14-2016, 09:18 PM   #98 (permalink)
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Got a group of about 10 yotas heading down there this Friday, staying at Cisco Grove. Will bring back lots of pics
Where these pics??
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Old 08-19-2016, 04:25 PM   #99 (permalink)
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FYI, from yubanet.


NEVADA CITY, Calif. August 19, 2016 – The Tahoe National Forest is currently conducting road maintenance and improvements to Rattlesnake Road beginning August 19, 2016.

Travel delays are to be expected while road crews blast and grade the ten mile section starting near old Highway 40. Travelers might also experience road dust impacting visibility and are encouraged to travel at a speed that is appropriate to road conditions.

“The safety of the public and the U.S. Forest Service employees working on the project are of the utmost concern, “said Yuba River District Ranger Karen Hayden. “Heavy equipment, blasting of bedrock and dust created from the operations pose a safety concern for everyone in the area.” Hayden added that it is recommended to observe a speed limit of 25 miles per hours, or slower, to ensure a safe environment for motorists and road crew workers.

Operations are expected to begin at 7 a.m. and finish daily around 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

No operations are expected to be conducted Friday through Sunday, allowing weekend visitors to travel Rattlesnake Road without the impact of road construction.

Work on the road project is expected to last through the month of September.
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Anybody know if there's snow up by Meadow or over Rattlesnake to Fordyce lake?
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