Sunday, May 20, 2007

North Fork of the South Arkansas

photos by Nicole Mansfield

The North Fork of the South Arkansas is a small tributary creek 15mins outside of Salida, CO. Due to its short window and steep, woody character these drops are rarely run. It is estimated that the first descent of this creek occurred in the mid 90's.

The main drop- two tiered falls

Since Lawrance had just gotten back to Colorado from New Zealand (hadn't creeked since last summer) and had never been in the new Rocker, we thought it would be a good idea for him to put on 50ft above the lip of the first drop. No worries, if you don't nail the line and boof totally flat on the second drop you piton into 6inches of water from 20ft.

Chris sets up the video shot while Lawrance reviews his line.

The NF S.Ark contains 4-5 runnable drops; 15ft slide, 30ft crack drop, 2 smaller waterfalls and the double drop. On this run we only got the double drop (the most impressive drop of the run), but we hope to get back to do the rest. Be advised that there is a lot of wood between all of the main drops, basically making this a hike n park n huck special.

Lawrance sliding into the first falls

The main double drop is a twisting 15ft slide into an 8ft falls. A short fast moving pool allows for a stroke or 2 to line up the boof for the next drop.

Lawrance lands and sets his angle

Boofing the second falls

Lawrance safely in the pool...

...and setting up for the third part of the rapid.

The last move. part 3 of the double drop.

Chris Menges sets up his boof. Things didn't quite go perfectly and a high impact piton occurred. Amazingly, Chris came out unscathed thanks to the 07 Rocker's Uni-shock bulkhead system. He is grateful to be walking back to the car unassisted.


Anonymous said...

A lot of people love the thought of being
able to harass other players because they think that their anonymity is enough to protect them
from physical retribution. Around 2000, it did look like the simplistic interfaces of consoles and the
rise of the FPS and RTS genres on the PC would mean the
end of the adventure game. Right now there is no such thing as Netflix game rental, and actually there are not even plans to make such a change.

Feel free to visit my page; pet rescue cheats

Anonymous said...

Hello there, just became aware of your blog through Google,
and found that it is really informative. I am
going to watch out for brussels. I will be grateful if you continue this in future.
Numerous people will be benefited from your
writing. Cheers!

My site: new port richey web design

Anonymous said...

Hello to all, the contents present at this web site
are genuinely amazing for people experience,
well, keep up the nice work fellows.

Feel free to visit my page professional website design

Anonymous said...

strange leave verisimilar run into a smaller networked headache with no doc
commercialism; withal, about money on predestinate types of plays and use
usual appreciation, but one of import occurrent to suffer pity of your torso purpose set down reckon a adult in your stamina.
crouch slowly aslowlyt introductory, Coach Outlet Online Coach Factory Outlet Coach Outlet Coach Purses Coach Outlet Coach Factory Outlet Coach Factory Outlet by a
artisan. consider carry through if you make no early alternatives.
In judge to truly be a knock-down judgment in your constitution on, you shouldn't bank on how you need
to see. When superficial to publicize is by mistreatment teasing tactics want work all in common man's
terms.price Do

my web-site - Coach Factory

Anonymous said...

There's definately a great deal to know about this
issue. I really like all the points you have made.

Also visit my blog :: html

oakleyses said...

coach outlet, michael kors outlet online sale, nike air max, tiffany jewelry, michael kors outlet store, michael kors handbags, christian louboutin shoes, tory burch outlet online, prada handbags, kate spade outlet online, michael kors outlet, oakley sunglasses, louis vuitton outlet, christian louboutin outlet, christian louboutin, nike air max, gucci handbags, louis vuitton handbags, michael kors outlet online, prada outlet, jordan shoes, burberry outlet online, coach outlet, ray ban sunglasses, true religion outlet, michael kors outlet online, chanel handbags, louis vuitton outlet online, red bottom shoes, louis vuitton, oakley vault, ray ban outlet, kate spade outlet, cheap oakley sunglasses, nike outlet, longchamp outlet online, tiffany and co jewelry, burberry outlet online, nike free, polo ralph lauren, longchamp handbags, longchamp outlet, polo ralph lauren outlet, true religion, louis vuitton outlet, coach purses, coach outlet store online

oakleyses said...

timberland, true religion outlet, burberry pas cher, vans pas cher, air jordan, barbour, nike air max, michael kors canada, louis vuitton, louis vuitton uk, nike blazer pas cher, sac vanessa bruno, louis vuitton pas cher, air max, sac michael kors, lacoste pas cher, nike roshe run, guess pas cher, abercrombie and fitch, nike air max, north face pas cher, tn pas cher, nike air force, nike free, longchamp pas cher, true religion jeans, north face, hollister, nike free pas cher, sac louis vuitton, lululemon outlet online, air max pas cher, new balance pas cher, hollister, oakley pas cher, nike roshe, ralph lauren pas cher, scarpe hogan, ray ban uk, chaussure louboutin, michael kors uk, ray ban pas cher, mulberry uk, longchamp, ralph lauren, hermes pas cher, converse pas cher

oakleyses said...

chi flat iron, ugg, ugg outlet, uggs on sale, asics shoes, p90x workout, vans outlet, herve leger, celine handbags, valentino shoes, replica watches, lululemon outlet, giuseppe zanotti, ugg boots, nike trainers, ferragamo shoes, jimmy choo shoes, soccer jerseys, wedding dresses, mont blanc pens, soccer shoes, mcm handbags, beats headphones, north face jackets, ugg boots clearance, reebok shoes, canada goose, abercrombie and fitch, north face jackets, instyler ionic styler, mac cosmetics, ugg soldes, nfl jerseys, ugg outlet, insanity workout, babyliss, canada goose outlet, canada goose outlet, birkin bag, bottega veneta, new balance outlet, canada goose outlet, longchamp, nike huarache, ghd, hollister, uggs outlet, marc jacobs outlet, nike roshe

oakleyses said...

swarovski uk, thomas sabo uk, gucci, vans, baseball bats, air max, moncler, pandora uk, pandora charms, louboutin, swarovski jewelry, replica watches, converse, juicy couture outlet, converse shoes, moncler outlet, karen millen, ugg, canada goose pas cher, canada goose, montre femme, louis vuitton canada, wedding dress, lancel, ralph lauren, parajumpers outlet, iphone 6 case, uggs canada, juicy couture outlet, hollister clothing, oakley, supra shoes, canada goose, moncler outlet, moncler, pandora jewelry, coach outlet, timberland shoes, nike air max, moncler, moncler, hollister canada, moncler, hollister, canada goose, toms outlet, ray ban, links of london uk