Bubb's Creek Crossing To East Lake

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Bubb's Creek Crossing To East Lake

Post by ExploreABitMore » Tue Aug 27, 2019 11:51 am

Has anybody crossed Bubb's Creek, on the way up to East Lake recently? I may head that way in a couple weeks, but I've heard it can be pretty tough even in September of a big snow year?

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Re: Bubb's Creek Crossing To East Lake

Post by commonloon » Tue Aug 27, 2019 3:30 pm

I have a couple of friends who just out that way climbing and said they crossed without issue. I believe they crossed just upstream of the trail crossing.

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Re: Bubb's Creek Crossing To East Lake

Post by ExploreABitMore » Wed Aug 28, 2019 11:02 am

Thanks, did they mention how deep/swift? Did they use a log crossing?

Also, forgot to ask, but if anyone has info on the cornice at Longley Pass, that would be useful too.
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Re: Bubb's Creek Crossing To East Lake

Post by commonloon » Wed Aug 28, 2019 12:51 pm

It was about knee-deep where they crossed. It looks like it was actually at or near the trail (from photo). They just forded/crossed it. They also were able to negotiate Longley Pass by down climbing a short class 3 section. I'll see if I can prod one of the guys to post a TR.

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Re: Bubb's Creek Crossing To East Lake

Post by ExploreABitMore » Wed Aug 28, 2019 1:08 pm

Thanks for the info, that's all great news!
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Re: Bubb's Creek Crossing To East Lake

Post by henryfk » Wed Aug 28, 2019 4:24 pm

I'm writing up a TR. We crossed Bubbs at the trail last week. Water to the crotch, single pole with just 5 hard steps. The cornise is nada, use trail will show the way. The fun will be making your way up from Reflection. Enjoy.

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Re: Bubb's Creek Crossing To East Lake

Post by ExploreABitMore » Wed Aug 28, 2019 4:39 pm

Thanks for the info henryfk, much appreciated! Sounds like the water crossing will be the tough part for me. I'm a wimp when it comes to water crossings, but sounds doable. I'm not going for a couple more weeks, so maybe it will mellow even more by then
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Re: Bubb's Creek Crossing To East Lake

Post by stevet » Wed Sep 04, 2019 9:35 am

I crossed it 8/27, knee deep.

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