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hindburn?
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Somewhere on Dartmoor?

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No, it's definitely around the Tawe...

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South Wales is right! Anyone else?
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Upper upper Sawdde?
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Hear you also did Upper Upper Tawe, how was it?

Tawe has several great tributaries, unfortunately they mostly run off incredibly quickly & you have to watch out for those trees...

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Bet its south Wales and begins with a G?

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Not the Sawdde im afraid!
Tawe was great fun. One of those novelty runs thats nice to tick off.
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The bottom picture shows less than quarter of the big slide. It makes the Ula look small and the East Okement feel tame!
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It can hurt quite a bit too

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The answer is in the Welsh Rivers guidebook.

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The short gorge is by far the most surprizeing and entertaining thing we have paddled in the area, Chris Sladdens discription dosent let on how good it really is,

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Upper Twrch?
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Dringarth?
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No, no, no
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Giedd?

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If it keeps raining like this might be able to get some more photos this afternoon.

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I know - it's the Hepste...right?

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No it wasn't the Heptse.
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Dr Robin wrote:Giedd?
Yup! The Giedd is correct.
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I've had my eye on that for a while, but haven't got round to it. Did you do the Nant Cyw as well?

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Nope. The time was getting on when we eventually got back to the car. Seeing as we'd allready walked into the upper upper Tawe etc.
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Well done DrR.

Upper Twrch has a more scenic walk in, I seem to remember, and a path.

What was the rest of the river like?

EDIT: http://www.canoewales.com/Guide/tawe_valley/giedd.htm
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The gorge is pretty much one big slide, There was one tree after the third and longest slide, In high water it would be hard to stop in time. The last slide gose into a 10ft drop which has two logs in. We didnt spot them from above and it hurt quite a lot.

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Nice. Another south Wales classic trib that I'll have to have a look at.
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Went up there to day and cleared some trees out of it, Theres still one blocking the river half way down the gorge. The river below the gorge is full of them. Checked out the small gorge on the trib looks like it would be good in spate. All in all excellent for a day out in the right conditions

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What about these?

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Did you paddle any of it?

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Yes Mike. All of it!
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