What's missing?

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Re: What's missing?

Post by Mark R » Tue Feb 05, 2013 2:39 pm

Jim wrote:Leven: Loch Lomond to Clyde Confluence.
Cheers Jim....
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Re: What's missing?

Post by Conrad Dowding » Tue Feb 05, 2013 3:50 pm

What do you want to do about Wales? There're an awful lot of rivers in the Welsh rivers guidebook that aren't here, but because the whole of the 1st edition book is available on the WCA website I've not bothered to submit guides for anything in the book but not on ukrgb.

As an indication, these are in the book but don't have guides, I got as far as D before I got bored.
Alun
Aman
Anafon
Angell
Bran
cadair
Caerfanell
Cain
camlad
Cammarch
carno
caseg
ceidog
cennen
chwerfri
Cilieni
Claerwen
Cleddau W
Cleddau, E
Cledwen
Clwyd
Clydach (Sawdde)
Clydach Brook
Clydach River
Clydach, Lower
Clywedog Brook
Clywedog Wrexham
Corrwg
Cothi
Crafnant
Croesor
Cwm Gwrelych
Cwm Mynach
Cwm Nantcol
Cynfal
Cynin
Cynon


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Re: What's missing?

Post by Mark R » Tue Feb 05, 2013 4:18 pm

Conrad Dowding wrote:I've not bothered to submit guides for anything in the book but not on ukrgb.
I would urge you to reconsider...if there is something you've paddled, a few notes jotted for UKRGB will always be useful; it opens up the potential for folk to update and augment the info over time.
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Re: What's missing?

Post by Mark R » Tue Feb 05, 2013 6:09 pm

Mark R wrote:
KenHy wrote:
Jim wrote:Further north in the West Highlands the Fassfern seem to be missing (can't see it listed under it's gaelic name which escapes me just now)
An tSullig or something like that. It's missing anyway
Oooh, I've paddled it as well. I'll add a guide shortly.
Here you go....
http://www.ukriversguidebook.co.uk/rive ... g-fassfern
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Re: What's missing?

Post by lozbrown » Thu Feb 07, 2013 1:39 pm

maybe the following could be a start for the cynfal - let me know where to email a couple of photos to go with it

NAME OF RIVER: Afon Cynfal (Bont Newydd to Pont Tal y Bont)
WHERE IS IT?: GR713409 near Ffestiniog
PUT-INS/ TAKEOUTS: A road bridge on the A470 at Bont Newydd south east of Ffestiniog crosses the river, the brave might attempt the fall that starts under the road bridge. But be sure to walk down to the other get on to do a little inspection first. Otherwise walk down the small road next to the river until you see a layby on the right, from here there is a path leading to the river and downstream, from here you will able to see the first few drops and most like the first few tree chokes. Get on somewhere here.

Where the river goes under the A496 there is a larger stone bridge near where the B4391 meets the river get off here. Our parking was at the next track down away from the B4391

APPROX LENGTH: 4km
TIME NEEDED: 5-6 hours, mostly due to numerous challenging portages around tree chokes
ACCESS HASSLES: A local that seemed to be based very near the get on told us not to paddle here, fortunately we were in a position not to leave any vehicles there and decided to paddle anyway.
WATER LEVEL INDICATORS: We ran this at one of the numerous times in north Wales where it felt like there should be water but all but the Dee was dry.
GRADING: Pool drop 4+
MAJOR HAZARDS/ FALLS: Many many tree chokes, A large fall about half way down seems to lead directly into a wall and several others were portaged due to sheer scale and difficulty get to after the previous portage.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This river would be truly incredible if someone were to spend a few days in there with chain saws and pulleys. As is there are many many trees that result in potages of various difficulty. Other wise the river is a stunning pool drop river with large pools at the base of most drops where recovery can be achieved. This river would be great for kayaking and canyoning alike. 2 larger falls near the end provide much entertainment, one has a tree in that is easily avoided.
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CONTRIBUTED BY: Laurence Brown (photo credits Cheryl Wiles and Conrad Dowding)

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Re: What's missing?

Post by Patrick Clissold » Thu Feb 07, 2013 2:06 pm

Mark R wrote:
Conrad Dowding wrote:I've not bothered to submit guides for anything in the book but not on ukrgb.
I would urge you to reconsider...if there is something you've paddled, a few notes jotted for UKRGB will always be useful; it opens up the potential for folk to update and augment the info over time.
As long as they don't rip it from any books eh Mark ;)

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Re: What's missing?

Post by Mark R » Thu Feb 07, 2013 5:55 pm

What's your point, Patrick?
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Re: What's missing?

Post by Mark R » Thu Feb 07, 2013 8:43 pm

lozbrown wrote:maybe the following could be a start for the cynfal - let me know where to email a couple of photos to go with it

NAME OF RIVER: Afon Cynfal (Bont Newydd to Pont Tal y Bont)
Cheers Loz...

http://www.ukriversguidebook.co.uk/rive ... tal-y-bont
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Re: What's missing?

Post by Mark R » Wed Apr 10, 2013 8:41 am

http://www.ukriversguidebook.co.uk/rive ... allt-odhar

The best river that I never knew existed in Spean Bridge.
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Re: What's missing?

Post by Mark R » Wed Apr 10, 2013 8:45 am

jriddell wrote:River Ericht in Perthshire
http://jriddell.org/diary/?p=85
Reading your guide, am I right in understanding that you want this to go up on the site? Apologies if I've missed any mails, trying to get organised...
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