Pretty decent 'bang for the buck', with a 2.8 mile shuttle yielding about 7.8 miles of paddling (~4.3 miles on Hanging Fork Creek, and ~3.5 miles on Dix River).
Put-in elevation is ~810'.
Take-out elevation is ~755'.
Thus, total drop is ~55'.
A former USGS sampling site at our put-in location lists drainage area of 91.1 square miles.
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