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Trees

Post by marbles » Sun Apr 14, 2013 7:57 pm

Hi guys, just wondered if anyone paddled Conwy, mawddach, Ogwen or wnion today 14/04/13, just want to know if there's any trees to be aware of? Cheers, happy paddling. Marbles x x
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Re: Trees

Post by Adrian Cooper » Mon Apr 15, 2013 9:19 am

Looking at the number of views (189) compared with the level of response (0), I suspect you would do well to reconsider how you title your thread.

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Re: Trees

Post by Patrick Clissold » Mon Apr 15, 2013 11:04 am

Adrian Cooper wrote:Looking at the number of views (189) compared with the level of response (0), I suspect you would do well to reconsider how you title your thread.
What's wrong with the title?

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Post by Strad » Mon Apr 15, 2013 11:17 am

Patrick Clissold wrote:
Adrian Cooper wrote:Looking at the number of views (189) compared with the level of response (0), I suspect you would do well to reconsider how you title your thread.
What's wrong with the title?
I think Adrian is trying to say that a title along the lines of "are there any trees down in the Mawdach etc" would have less people opening to read it and then just leave because they didn't understand the content of the thread.
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Re: Trees

Post by Adrian Cooper » Mon Apr 15, 2013 11:29 am

Correct, it would be a bit like having any of the following as thread titles:

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Contributors are welcome to use any title they wish but if you want to know what the water levels in Chile are like at the moment, one might expect to see Chile in the thread title. Maybe it's just me?

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Re: Trees

Post by Poke » Mon Apr 15, 2013 11:31 am

Agree with Adrian.

However if anyone is opening the thread wondering about the Lake District – to save them a wasted click, the Greta is entirely clear, but Newlands beck has four or five trees down, at least one of which is not sneakable.
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Re: Trees

Post by Joseph:) » Mon Apr 15, 2013 1:11 pm

We paddled the Wnion yesterday at 2.2 on the gauge, you will see one tree half way down that stretches across the whole river but this was easily passed under at this level.
Higher and it may begin to present an issue, it's visible from eddies above though just keep an eye out.

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Re: Trees

Post by Jim » Mon Apr 15, 2013 2:10 pm

Do people not post this stuff in the river updates section any more?

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Re: Trees

Post by -Ginge- » Mon Apr 15, 2013 2:35 pm

Who gave you permission to paddle the Ogwen anyway? Its a locals river. If you don't know what it's like because you don't live next to it you shouldn't be getting on...

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Re: Are ther any trees down in any paddleable rivers in Wale

Post by marbles » Mon Apr 15, 2013 5:35 pm

I do apologise if anyone wasted there time looking at my post, just thought other people as well as myself might like to know for safety reason, if there were any dangerous strainers to be aware of prior to paddling any of the rivers mentioned.
The latest snow fall brought down a massive number of trees on the Dee Llangollen, and I was actually part of the team that helped to make the Dee paddleable.
I'm sorry again, and thank you for the reply about the Wnion. That is very helpful.
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Re: Trees

Post by banzer » Mon Apr 15, 2013 8:08 pm

Poke wrote:Newlands beck has four or five trees down, at least one of which is not sneakable.
A good addition to the kayakers dictionary. Last I knew, there was a 'sneakable' tree in one of the middle drops on Pen-y-ghent Gill, entertaining because you had to boof in between the branches then limbo underneath. Very sneaky...
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Re: Trees

Post by Darksideup » Mon Apr 15, 2013 9:55 pm

-Ginge- wrote:Who gave you permission to paddle the Ogwen anyway? Its a locals river. If you don't know what it's like because you don't live next to it you shouldn't be getting on...
A guy called Magna Carta gave me permission :-)
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Re: Trees

Post by Tom_Laws » Tue Apr 16, 2013 10:51 am

-Ginge- wrote:Who gave you permission to paddle the Ogwen anyway? Its a locals river. If you don't know what it's like because you don't live next to it you shouldn't be getting on...
Two-loos is not in the Ogwen Valley. How dare you? How VERY Dare you?!

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