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Upper Kern Flows

Postby nickname » Thu Aug 17, 2017 12:26 pm

Has anyone recently been to the upper Kern, Forks of the Kern (is it crossable there now?) , and hopefully anywhere between Kern Flat and Grasshopper Flat recently? I'm planning a trip early next month and finding flows in that area are quite difficult. It's difficult to determine what's going on up there based on the Dreamflows charts. Thanks for any assistance.

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Re: Upper Kern Flows

Postby maverick » Thu Aug 17, 2017 1:59 pm

Hi Nickname,

Welcome to HST!

Ranger says there is no safe crossing of the Kern between Kern Flat and Grasshopper Flat, he said there is a stock bridge above Kern Flat heading to the Hell Hole area.
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