RIVER CAMEL (Trecarne to Tuckingmill)

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RIVER CAMEL (Trecarne to Tuckingmill)

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Post by drking »

As per guide, Barbed wire across the river both sides of the first island. It is passable with care on river left of left hand channel. After the river bends left and opens up slightly there is more wire (electric fencing) which is an easy portage on the right bank. There is also a tree blockage due to a landslide not far from the finish which is a portage on the left bank.
It was a good level today, shame about the wire.

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Re: RIVER CAMEL (Trecarne to Tuckingmill)

Post by StoneWeasel »

There are a couple of trees down on this section that could be problematic in high conditions.

A summer tree clearing expedition could be in order to get this really quite nice section back to where it should be, as an ideal river for people that are progressing beyond the Fowey playspot run, loop, etc. but are not ready for the Uppder Dart, Erme etc. yet.

I enjoy this stretch and think it is absolutely great for the grade.


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Re: RIVER CAMEL (Trecarne to Tuckingmill)

Post by mosseee »

Cracking bit o water, only two trees blocking and one piece of barbed wire at present. The environment Agency gauge at Slaughter Bridge needs to be on at lest 0.60 to be worth while.

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