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by lorcanon
Thu Jul 02, 2009 10:04 am
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Upper Liffey Gauge
Replies: 21
Views: 7241

Re: Upper Liffey Gauge

In case anyone is wondering - I had a look at Upr Liffey today (Thurs 2 July) about 9:00am and it's runnable, just about. It's raining on and off so it might hold up for a while.
Lorcan
by lorcanon
Thu Jun 18, 2009 11:43 am
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Upper Liffey Gauge
Replies: 21
Views: 7241

Re: Upper Liffey Gauge

Hey Jammamba,
What was it like at that level. Was it really runnable, big holes, washed out.....? What was the drop at the end like?
Lorcan
by lorcanon
Thu Jun 18, 2009 11:24 am
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Instructors saftey standards
Replies: 13
Views: 5008

Re: Instructors saftey standards

There's one important difference. Someone flying down a ramp or racing on grade 4 water are (or should be) aware that what they're doing is risky. Someone being led down a weir by a more experienced paddler (or instructor) is putting their trust in someone else to keep them safe.
Lorcan
by lorcanon
Mon Jun 08, 2009 12:08 am
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Upper Liffey Gauge
Replies: 21
Views: 7241

Re: Upper Liffey Gauge

I think the guage is pretty accurate. I went through Manor Kilbride Sat night about 7pm and it was huge - it was overflowing into the fields and the big u-turn in the river was gone. I passed back a couple of hours later (I live nearby) and it was even more huge. I went to check the level at the get...