Neptune Bill at Mendocino

Discussion in 'Trip Reports' started by Peter-CKM, Sep 30, 2016.

  1. Peter-CKM

    Peter-CKM Paddler

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    Our local kayak club, Bay Area Sea Kayakers, did their annual weekend at Mendocino, CA. This area is a rock garden playground.

    One feature in particular is called Disney Pourover. Supposedly Roger Schuman, one of the local high level instructors and guidebook writer, called it that because it is so user friendly that he said if Walt Disney was going to make a pour over, this is what he would make. For more info on the feature and to see a POV of the pour over, here is a video from a few years ago on the comedy of errors I had trying to go over Disney: https://youtu.be/VWJYnZnGDBU

    I was taking sequential photos (12 photos at about 5 per second rate) of people going over the pour over. Here is a set of Neptune Ranger's BillV going over and coming up out of the hole upright:
     
  2. Dan_Millsip

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    That's awesome!
     
  3. drahcir

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    I loved the video, especially the abandoned paddle showing how to do it!
     
  4. Yeti

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    Lookin' like a lot of fun! :D
     
  5. mbiraman

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    Great stuff Peter
     
  6. Astoriadave

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    Great photos, great narrative, man!