It started out pretty ominous and with a few snafus, but by day 2 everything had worked itself out, including the weather! Many samples were collected during the week on the river, it was spectacularly beautiful, hot, loads of dead animals floating down the river, too much food, and overall a grand success.
just the right amount of white water
mountain lion tracks
parking boats at awkward landings to reach awkward outcrops to do field work - hooray for lots of field assistants!
can't complain about that.