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Roslyn Amy

This hike and the hut are AMAZING. I am not reviewing either. I am reviewing JAY THE BOAT GUY. That guy who supposedly you hire to take you on a "speed boat" across the river so you can hike without taking the sketchy cable car or risk having your canoe stolen or car towed from parking on the other side of the river. Well, let's just start off by saying that Jay did not take us in a speed boat, which would have been much safer, he took us on a canoe and made my boyfriend paddle with him (we paid him 100$ to cross the river and back for the both of us). I wasn't so weirded out by this but I was a bit concerned because the ad said it would be a speed boat (it's a lie unless you have 10+ people). On the way back, however, things got a little ridiculous. He was "paragliding" the day he was suppose to pick us up, so he sent four of his buddies to get us. First off, they were TWO HOURS LATE. We sat by the river for a total of three hours (because we were early) while we waited for them, all the while hoping we wouldn't have any cougars or bears visit us while we sat in a vulnerable spot (we saw tracks on the beach...). These friends showed up DRUNK and HIGH on weed, and were drinking IN THE CAR. Also we were NOT GIVEN LIFEJACKETS in the boat. Two of them were wearing shirts (they were topless), and one continuously commented on how "beautiful" I am... I felt incredibly uncomfortable, but was nervous to talk back because I needed to get home and didn't want to make anyone angry. I was offered both beer and weed on the spot when we met them. We hopped in the truck after they loaded the boat back on the trailer. They were all DRINKING IN THE CAR while driving, and I have not felt so uncomfortable or unsafe in my life. Because not all of us fit into the truck, one of the guys stood up in the back with his drink and proceeded to scream and howl at the top of his lungs while we drove on the dirt road. THIS is what we paid $100 for...?! I advise anyone heading to this lake who is hiking to find a better way to get there than Jay. He is clearly unreliable and overcharges for his "services". I am not impressed and wish my experience on NO ONE.