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  We made one big mistake taking ....
  Posted by: jackl on Mar-20-12 5:56 AM (EST)
 

the "Nightmare" the other day !
we checked the tide on our GPS units, and it was a "high-high" for the day at the closest two tide stations, so even though it was outflowing from the Broad River we decided to go for it.
We had no problem until almost at the very end where it is only a few feet wide, and there was a immovable 10" log just about an inch under the surface spanning the width.
It was not a good scene in a 100 pound 23 foot long expedition kayak, loaded with five days of water and supplies with mud up to my hips, cursing the 10,000 mosquitoes and my stupidity!

jack L

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