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Back to the Pecos: Part II – Wild Horses

4 Gartman Pecos Photos 1Note: This is the second of 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 one and two of the story click here: Back to the Pecos: Part I -Spills / Back to the Pecos: Part III – The Flood

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Pecos River, Mile 10 – Breaking Camp

After getting our asses handed to us by the rapids the day before, we arose the next morning and boiled some water for coffee and breakfast while breaking camp. We felt surprisingly energized given all that had happened the previous day.

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