Welcome! Log In Create A New Profile Recent Messages

Deep Creek Hot Springs

The Moon is Waxing Gibbous (97% of Full)


Advanced

Trip Report: 8/9/2019

All posts are those of the individual authors and the owner of this site does not endorse them. Content should be considered opinion and not fact until verified independently.

August 10, 2019 01:41PM
A quick trip down to show some friends who were visiting from Canada. Went through Bowen this time, Mike was in the shack and was amiable but very thorough. Gave us a new map that had a lot of instructions, said there was a helicopter rescue the day before. The fencing and building outside his property look pretty near done, I wonder if/when he will hand over the access. One thing I noted on the map/instructions was a $20 penalty fee for people who leave after dark or the next day. It was around 80F and windy as we made our way down. Very happy to say there's no new graffiti and much of the stuff on the Bowen trail has been covered over with grey spray paint.

When we got down there I saw hippie dave and around 5 other people in the creek pool. The creek is super shallow and the sand that was moved by the winter flooding has created a sand bar and there is a large algae bloom downstream(picture below). Walking around in the creek I could really feel some of the hot spring sources coming up through the sand. I didn't have a thermometer but the pools did indeed feel warmer. CORRECTION: Only one slackline. I vacuumed out the algae in the serenity pool and drained the contemplation pool. We left around 2pm and 90F as we walked out before any big crowd might arrive probably 10 people max all day. 50/50 nude/textile. Very quiet day.





Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 08/11/2019 08:37PM by paulespo.
SubjectAuthorViewsPosted

Trip Report: 8/9/2019

paulespo970August 10, 2019 01:41PM

Re: Trip Report: 8/9/2019

Brandon416August 10, 2019 08:01PM

Re: Trip Report: 8/9/2019

jobe374August 11, 2019 10:24AM

Re: Trip Report: 8/9/2019

Wizard393August 11, 2019 01:25PM

Re: Trip Report: 8/9/2019

jobe335August 11, 2019 01:29PM

Re: Trip Report: 8/9/2019

Wizard340August 11, 2019 01:52PM

Re: Trip Report: 8/9/2019

paulespo375August 11, 2019 03:39PM

Re: Trip Report: 8/9/2019

Wizard347August 12, 2019 02:15PM

Re: Trip Report: 8/9/2019

Brandon331August 12, 2019 06:05PM

Re: Trip Report: 8/9/2019

neogeo323August 14, 2019 11:02AM

Re: Trip Report: 8/9/2019

Paul P.382August 12, 2019 09:03AM

Re: Trip Report: 8/9/2019

Rudedog342August 15, 2019 05:12PM

Re: Trip Report: 8/9/2019

Mr crossup247August 23, 2019 05:23PM

Re: Trip Report: 8/9/2019

Wizard232August 23, 2019 06:37PM

Re: Trip Report: 8/9/2019

Rick249August 23, 2019 06:46PM

Re: Trip Report: 8/9/2019

jobe222August 24, 2019 08:23AM

Re: Trip Report: 8/9/2019

Wizard225August 24, 2019 08:28AM

Re: Trip Report: 8/9/2019

Rick222August 24, 2019 10:30AM

Re: Trip Report: 8/9/2019

Rick211August 24, 2019 03:48PM

Re: Trip Report: 8/9/2019

jobe197August 24, 2019 05:35PM

Re: Trip Report: 8/9/2019

Rick198August 25, 2019 12:53PM

Re: Trip Report: 8/9/2019

neogeo211August 25, 2019 07:35AM

Re: Trip Report: 8/9/2019

Mr crossup192August 25, 2019 11:42AM

Re: Trip Report: 8/9/2019

Wizard189August 25, 2019 12:17PM

Re: Trip Report: 8/9/2019

Wizard184August 25, 2019 12:34PM

Re: Trip Report: 8/9/2019

Wizard227August 23, 2019 07:25PM

Re: Trip Report: 8/9/2019

Mr crossup259August 23, 2019 09:48PM

Re: Trip Report: 8/9/2019

Wizard247August 23, 2019 11:19PM

Re: Trip Report: 8/9/2019

jobe217August 24, 2019 08:34AM

Re: Trip Report: 8/9/2019

paulespo282August 25, 2019 03:06PM



Sorry, only registered users may post in this forum.

Click here to login