High Water Contest and 4Corners Boat & Gear Swap


The Second Annual High Water Contest Is On, sponsored by 4Corners Riversports and Carvers.

Pick the peak Animas River Flow to win big prizes and benefit the run to open the Discovery Museum at the Powerhouse. Guess what the peak of the Animas River flow in cfs will be and choose the date this will occur, between April 1, 2009 and June 12th, 2009 to win!

High Water 09 let’s you make your best guess at peak flow on the Animas River for chances to win big prizes. Markers are $5 or $20 for five and they are available at 4Corners Riversports, Carvers, Mild to Wild, and the Durango Kid in Durango, Colorado. You may purchase tickets on-line or by showing up to the 4Corners Riversports Gear Swap, May 2-3rd. The grand finale of this year’s fundraiser will be a showing of the movie “Hotel Charley” at the Abbey Theatre on May 16th at 7 pm. Come back to the website to see how the Animas River flow is shaping up this year and what others have guessed!

The contest is a fund raising activity for the Durango Discovery Museum at the Powerhouse. Winners will be announced at the Animas Rivers Days post parade BBQ in Santa Rita Park on Saturday, June 13, 2009. Winner’s do not need to be present to win.

Contest runs April 1 to May 16, 2009.

Prizes: 8′ Mosquito Fishing Raft from Jack’s Plastic, Necky Kayak from Mild to Wild, Inner-tubes from Firestone of Durango, Inflatable Children’s Toys from The Durango Kid, and a Membership to Trout Unlimited.

First place winner will choose from all prizes, runners up choose from remaining prizes.

Prizes are on display at Carver Brewing Company, 1022 Main Avenue, Durango CO

What’s your 2009 guess? PURCHASE A TICKET

Also, as mentioned above, 4Corners Boat and Gear Swap is happening May 2nd & 3rd. Doors open at 9am. 10% off store wide with select items at deeper discounts and a parking lot full of used boats and gear to choose from. Gear check in is May 1st until 6pm. See you there!