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Trip Reports

Boardman River Forks to BBL

 | Published on 5/9/2017
A crazy mixed up, wait a minute, maybe so, maybe not, I wonder, who knows, hold it, let's???, how about......kind of day! 
Two cars were left at the BBL take out, remainder at the put in. One drove away. 
Everybody had a boat. Everybody had a paddle, some had two.
One person sawed, several supervised, the tree branch drifted downstream.

There were red boats, blue boats, but two were neither.
A rest, snack, hydrate, de-hydrate, conversation stop at the horse camp beach.

We played trolls & billy goats Gruff on the new footbridge.

Dozens of recent plantings were viewed near BBL, sprouting new growth & looking healthy.
Landings were made (mostly dry), gear & boats hauled up.
Everyone helped each other to get back to their cars, both with and without their boats.
In the end everything was loaded up & the group dispersed to enjoy their respective evenings.