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Returned to Green River and tried to attend to some unfinished business in the moonshine Wash slot canyon – it's been annoying me for 3 years after the first time I went there it was flooded. As I had a blister on my foot I did not go in for fear of aggravating it. This time it beat me again, albeit for different reasons. After some faffing about route finding in the desert by GPS alone, I found the entrance ...
We decided to go to Grand Junction in Colorado, which is about an hour and a half drive from Green River, to go to the Best Buy and get another memory chip for the GoPro. Since we hadn't done any shopping in awhile, we also went to a few other stores and then had lunch. We headed out by 12:45, drove across 70, then south on 191. Both were good ...
... a pile of rocks about 10 feet high OR look to the left for the stone cairnes and walk up along the cliff edge until the beginning of the slot part of the canyon.
... with windy roads, construction, and passing semi-trucks. She told me tonight at dinner that her favorite saying of mine for the day was "the speed limit is 40, you cannot drive 26." ha ha
We briefly revisited Moab, long enough to sit in construction traffic for about 15 minutes behind a group of motorcyclists, a pit stop at the Shell station, and a roadside stop to collect ...
... I took the foot drive out of the slot so I could take those last 3 pedal strokes into the boat ramp and kurplunk, my paddle knocked the drive system into the deepest part of the river, and the weight of it immediately sank it to the bottom. A replacement would not be found for another 6 days and $700 later.
So as they say kayaking the Colorado . . . $700, the memories . . . . priceless.
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