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Pecos River Journal – Acceptance

Pecos River Journal Acceptance fllood photoWho knows…what the thunder and lightning will bring,
Maybe the storm will cover my dreams,
Maybe the sun will shine no more;
Who knows…which way the wind is blowing, and when we look back on these things,
we won’t cry no more.
-Zac Brown Band

Part 1 – Denial

It seems like such paltry returns for so much work. We went down to the lower Pecos

Pecos River Journal – Flashback

LSC Pecos River The Search 8As Dan and I drove back down from Fort Worth to Comstock in search for our missing kayaks and camping gear, I had a flashback. Not many people know this, but this wasn’t my first time back down to the river since the flood. I actually went back four days after the flood, and

Back to the Pecos: Part I – Spills

Gartman Pic 3

Photo by Scott Gartman

Note: This is the first in a three-part series about a trip down the remote lower Pecos River. Four of us set out on this journey on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 and four days later the river rose on us, forcing us to abandon our boats and equipment. To read parts II and III click here: Back to the Pecos: Part II – Wild Horses / Back to the Pecos: Part III – The Flood

Prologue

We first paddled the lower Pecos River a little over a year ago, and ever since that memorable trip we’ve known we’d be going back. The last trip had us put in at the Hwy 90 boat ramp and