Douglas post hydro

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Peter Brown
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Douglas post hydro

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Did this this morning. Put in below new dam. This is just above the first rapid I remember from my only other run down it. The river was bank full right below the dam, either because of the mega rain or because the hydro was taking no/little out. No wood or man-made stuff in river. So still a quality Alpine blast 30 mins from Glasgow, with a tasty grade 6 to finish off if you fancy.

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Mark Mulrain
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I wouldn't recommend paddling the hydro dam to anyone. A lot of metal and sharp granite about

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Post by chrisdickinson »

Mirrors my experience on Garaidh Gualach in Glen Garry, where the installation has not spoiled an excellent river.
All good, everyone wins!! :-)
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