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    desolation canyon of the green river, eastern utah multi day raft trip

    My wife and I picked up a deso canyon raft permit for april 13th. I have never been there before. Anyone done this run before? any hikes or campsites that I should search out or avoid?

    84 mile float, put in on a Monday and take out Friday or Saturday. I have heard there are lots of mosquito's.

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    Sounds like it'll be a great time. The OC might not be your best source of information though, try posting in the Utah forum.

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    Campsites? Don't go near the OC one............very seedy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by norton55 View Post
    Campsites? Don't go near the OC one............very seedy.
    and smelly

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    Aren't we having our OC Campout 2015 there on that weekend??? Prolly not gonna be a real peaceful place to be then.

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    Better bring lube just to be on the safe side.
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    And whiskey

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawg View Post
    And whiskey
    It one is bringing whiskey then you gotta bring lube.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mookie View Post
    It one is bringing whiskey then you gotta bring lube.
    yes, and beer

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    Don't forget the bacon

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    Yum. Beer, bacon and beaver.
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    he will need vodka, too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawg View Post
    he will need vodka, too.
    Might as well bring a bunch of limes and make some Kamikazees while he's at it.
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    Jerry Mathers is going to be there?

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    Oh, and he should also bring some saki

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    why not just camp out at a dive bar.

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    Quote Originally Posted by norton55 View Post
    Jerry Mathers is going to be there?
    Haha, wrong beav. I hear there's a lot of furry beaver running around Desolation Canyon. And they're pretty cute.
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    Quote Originally Posted by deke505 View Post
    why not just camp out at a dive bar.
    We, the OCC will set up a dive bar out there for the week.

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    Beaver gnawing on wood. I was a little worried what a Google image search would come back with but interesting enough its pretty benign. Children can safely search for beaver on the internet!

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    Let's eat Ted
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawg View Post
    We, the OCC will set up a dive bar out there for the week.
    And we shall eat, drink and sleep there.
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    if you guys are setting up a bar for me to float into. I am a real simple drinker:
    bud light and jack daniels. no need to stray from the good stuff. My wife likes blue moon and vodka.
    where will you be set up at and do you take cash?

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    getting closer

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    I floated it in 2009 and don't have my river map handy so I'm no use for specific campsite info. We didn't do any more hiking than just poking around the major pictograph locations, which was worthwhile.

    In April it may not be too buggy, but this is a weird year. Prepare for wind, though. Holy balls it can be windy.

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    thanks for the info, I have heard of the bugs and the wind.
    I know this will be a mellow float, but looking forward to no phones, computers or people asking me questions at work.

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    Hope you have a good float. It's a pretty canyon. We managed to get a couple days of good spring floating out of our trip.

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