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Tubing #12940
06/28/13 11:00 PM
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We are planning on doing some tubing this weekend. Has anyone ever heard of the rivers being too high for tubing? That is one thing I am afraid of right now with all the rain that everyone is getting.

Re: Tubing [Re: Grizzly Girl] #12947
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I think most rivers that offer tubing are usually ones that are not affected much by reasonable storms and high waters...those that get an exceptional amount usually wont run the river until it recedes a bit. We went to point pleasant one year when it was pretty swift but we had no problems. I was about 18 then,...so that was roughly a year ago hahhahah, just kidding more like 36 years ago but they are still operating!


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Re: Tubing [Re: Grizzly Girl] #12949
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the reason I was asking is all because we are heading north next weekend and they seem to be getting hit pretty hard right now with rain.

Re: Tubing [Re: Grizzly Girl] #12956
06/29/13 12:08 AM
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but it runs down hill LOL, so by next week, the waters might be up here in this area but should be ok up there


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Re: Tubing [Re: Grizzly Girl] #12959
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lol i think right now i am hoping that it stops raining soon so I can get the camper all ready for an extended weekend so we can go tubing since we just went and got a good bit of tubes this week. lol

Re: Tubing [Re: Grizzly Girl] #12960
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I had a big double rainbow in my valley tonight ,was so beautiful, the sun was shining so bright coming down thru the wet valley and the clouds and all made it even more gorgeous


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Re: Tubing [Re: Grizzly Girl] #12988
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I thought you needed snow for tubing. think


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Re: Tubing [Re: Grizzly Girl] #12991
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Grizzly Girl where are you planning on going tubing?

Re: Tubing [Re: Grizzly Girl] #12992
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wow , went down to Harrisburg to Costco today and out to dinner....the Susquehanna was really high


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We r planning on going by cooks forest this upcoming weekend.

Re: Tubing [Re: Grizzly Girl] #13023
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BE CAREFULL! I just read in the paper where a man may have drowned in the Delaware river near Knowlton NJ.River was several feet above normal due to heavy rain up-stream.

Re: Tubing [Re: Grizzly Girl] #13035
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ya I see more rain is coming....I think I might rethink the tubing this week anyway


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Re: Tubing [Re: Grizzly Girl] #13038
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That is what we are wondering I have a feeling that we are going to have to really check out the river before we go in it exp with having some kids with us

Re: Tubing [Re: Grizzly Girl] #13039
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Do some safety drills Make sure everybody knows how to float on their backs with a lifejacket on and knows to keep their feet up and pointed down stream.Most drownings happen because somebody tries to stand up after falling out of a tube or boat in fast water and getting a foot stuck between some rocks and pulled under. Just rember,relax ,lay back ,feet up and pointed down stream and don't try to stand till you reach slow calm water.

Re: Tubing [Re: Grizzly Girl] #13040
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Do some safety drills Make sure everybody knows how to float on their backs with a lifejacket on and knows to keep their feet up and pointed down stream.Most drownings happen because somebody tries to stand up after falling out of a tube or boat in fast water and getting a foot stuck between some rocks and pulled under. Just rember,relax ,lay back ,feet up and pointed down stream and don't try to stand till you reach slow calm water.

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