We completed another section of the Meramec GPS paddle last Saturday doing a short 6 miles from Birdsnest to Walkers Ford. We have now completed 1/3 of the river!
Thanks to Dan, Denny, and Jim for driving.
GPS SWARM #7
GPS RIVER MILES: From 150 - 155
ACTUAL MILES PADDLED: 6
START TIME: 10:00 FINISH 3:30
RIVER STAGE: 2.11 ft. At Steelville
CFS: 467 at Steelville
TOTAL GPS MILES TO DATE: 68
TOTAL GPS MILES REMAINING: 129
PARTICIPANTS this trip: 14
OTHER BOATS: 3
One more Carper joined the club. (While avoiding a pesky bug in calm waters!)
TOTAL PARTICIPANTS TO DATE: 70
INDIVIDUALS PARTICIPATING TO DATE: 42
ON TRACK TO COMPLETE ENTIRE RIVER IN 2008: 7 (after make up sections by some)
DATA COLLECTED TO DATE: 502 +
RIVER INVENTORY PICTURES TO DATE: 800 +
See pictures attached:
1. Big downed tree
2. Paddling in the spring
3. Two min. bet!