[Tagging] Waterway river vs stream

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Mon Oct 21 13:22:50 UTC 2013


On Sat, Oct 19, 2013 at 11:03 AM, Christoph Hormann <chris_hormann at gmx.de>wrote:

> As far as verifiability is concerned - it seems the question how far an
> able person can jump is not an issue here.  As i said before i would
> interpret the rule from a practical standpoint, i.e. tag as stream if i
> generally would assume crossing this waterway with dry feet would be
> considered feasible on a hike by most people without disabilities


By that standard, a few hundred miles of the Arkansas River at normal stage
would be a stream, including nearly everything from the Zink Weir downtown
to where the Verdigris River meets the Arkansas near Muskogee.  That's just
silly.
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