Green River Rafting - Day 3
second day rafting the Green River
, we had another awesomely fun day as seen below.
Morning sun starts to light up the Green River Canyon
I moved to David's boat to take some head-on pictures of my family rafting
Bret takes Wendy, Kyle, and Dirk through some morning rapids
The sun slowly crept down the Canyon Walls
The Canyon then took a turn, opened up a bit, and we were in full sun
The Green River is a bit silty, but the gorgeous landscape provides plenty of colors -
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Kyle enjoyed being in the very front of the oar boat!
Time for a mid-morning stop at a sandbar and then a big hike
The very last part of the short, but steep hike
Yep, we were quite a ways above the Green River!
Dirk and Kyle hanging out near the top -
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Then we hiked down and jumped back in the Oar Boats for more incredible rock formations
Bret smiles as we pass Steamboat Rock where the Green and Yampa River converge
Kyle shows off his muscles -
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The lunch spot had a nice back eddy, so Kyle and I took the tandem ducky out for a spin -
Fun paddling in the rapids -
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Alek with ultra-wide lens hanging off the front -
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In the afternoon, we hiked a couple of miles to
It is named "butt" waterfall, since you can "sit" in the top of it to dam it up, and then let it go!
One of my fellow rafting passengers is much more glamorous looking than I am
While we were having fun at the waterfall, Bret was making garlic bread for yet another gourmet dinner
Seth was the grillmaster and made some mighty fine steaks -
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A great dinner venue with the Green River just beyond the trees
And the OARS service was impeccable!
Bret, Seth, and David finish off the shrimp cocktail in a speed eating contest!
And in case you are wondering, here's where you did your
- quite comfortable and relaxing actually!
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