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Ford of Torrey Creek
At the start of the Old Glacier Trail. This was in late June 2009. In spots, the water was almost waist-deep and with a very strong current. I am used to carrying a kayak through rapids and felt uncomfortable here.

If in doubt, take the new Glacier Trail, which is longer but does not have any fords.

Wind River Range, WY-- June 2009


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Waist deep? I'd be uncomfortable, too!!!!
Posted Jul 11, 2009 12:22 pm

Bob SihlerRe: Whew!

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Yeah, it was a little hairy. I was lucky to find a nice, solid stick to help in the bad spot, which was especially tricky because of a long, wide, smooth rock that could not be stepped over or around. I eventually had to move downstream a few yards to bypass that spot.
Posted Jul 11, 2009 2:15 pm

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Bob SihlerSubmitted by Bob Sihler
on Jul 9, 2009 10:07 pm

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