The pools are created by damming the slot with sand bags which occasionally get washed out. This time there were three separate pools. In the past, it has always been configured as two chained pools, the upper pouring directly into the lower. Because of the spacing between the pools, the temperatures in the middle and lower pools were cooler than normal.
As planned, the UCSB group returned after dark and quietly stacked their canoes and made their way to their camp. Unfortunately, their example of quiet didn't rub off on some of the Boy Scout troops, especially the group with the leader who thought shouting louder was more effective communication!
Leave No Trace principles. To say that we were impressed with the students and their leader is an understatement, and yes, I did send a communication to their Vice-Chancellor for Student Affairs sharing how impressed I was.