River Crossings

River Crossings

by Ron

Can anyone tell what the current depths of the water in the rivers for travelling on the old telegraph track to the tip.

Would a tarp across the front of the bonnet suffice or is a snorkel required.

Did the trip some 25 yrs ago without a snorkel but just wondering the state of play at the moment with all the water they have had up north.

Thanks Ron

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Hi Ron,
by: Katrin

Will tell you in a few days - we're going :-)

Water levels and snorker?
by: Jason

Very good question!

I am also interested to read your comments.

On the one end we would like to do it rough, however is it not a huge risk to go nose down in to the river crossing and risk flooding?



Hi Jason,
by: Katrin

Ron asked the question early this year and sorry I have forgotten to answer.

The answer after we did it in the month of May was here.

You asking the same question in October - the conditions are very different, it's a drier time of the year.

There is no simple answer as the conditions don't only vary between the seasons but also just weather events, but the general advice is if you want to do the adventurous tracks yes it is a good idea to have a snorkel.

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