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July 14th, 2013 This trip was a local one for us. We decided to float the Snoqualmie from the fish hatchery road boat launch to the Fall City bridge. It was just over eighty degrees, so the weather was right. Terry and I took both cars and left hers at the bridge. It was a standard put-in with our inflatable 4-chamber boat, 700 lb. limit. Should be about a 3 hour float because the river is slow most of the way. It was after the small series of mini-rapids that I jumped onto my floating mattress to drift, thinking the river was calm for the remainder. What folly! One more shift in the river direction caught us off guard, and we got swept under a massive log. Before we knew it we were both in the ... read more

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