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Flint Hills Kaw Canyon run - Friday, May 11th

Posted: Wed May 09, 2007 8:14 am
by TJ
Epic run on the Kaw from Junction City - Manhattan planned for this Friday afternoon.

Friday afternoon float from Junction City to the 177 bridge. The Kaw, as I write this is at 26,600 CFS, normal flow is a little more than 1000 cfs. About 21 miles, but should be lots of fast water. At 5 mph, which seems slow, we can make the trip in 4 to 5 hours. Off the river well before dark. We could meet at the Hwy 177 bridge access at 2PM, shuttle and be on the water by 2 and off by 7.

This is a beautiful river section that I generally do overnight. It is arguably the most scenic public river section in KS. With the current flows, it should be an easy trip.

Posted: Mon May 14, 2007 7:48 am
by TJ
The Kaw Canyon trip was awesome on Friday. Our group of 5 boats launched in Junction City at 23,000cfs on the Kaw and took 4 hours on the river to float into the new Hwy 177 access on the Kaw in Manhattan.

What a great cruise!