ALPS 2007: Day Fourteen

Day fourteen and we did the run that last week Martyn said “We’d were mad not to do”. Well half of us did anyway. Those that didn’t join us on Chateau Queayras Gorge did the Upper Guil. Those who did the Gorge joined in another farcical epic. The brief version goes three swims, one walk […]

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ALPS 2007: Day Twelve

A quiet day. This morning we went to look at the Middle Clarre. When we got to the get in it was 3.5 degrees, very windy and snowing. We went to look at the Briacon Gorge instead. This, it has to be said was a very picturesque grade three river, if a litle low side. […]

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ALPS 2007: Day Eleven

It’s raining. After the 30 degree heat wave of last week the last two days have been miserable and overcast. Now it’s really wet and I don’t want to leave my tent. Still, I think the plan is to head over to the Ubaye Vally. Perhaps it’ll be dryer there.

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ALPS 2007: Day Ten

A gentle start to break the new blood into the alpine paddling way. Fist up the Gyronde durance then Upper Guisane. Following this ten of us paddled the Lower Guisane, again a splendid continuous run. No swims 🙂 Iain wants Nikki to know he paddled like a super star today!

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