Some posters are confused! Both Christmas and Winkelman are far above the (Kelvin) put-in for this stretch of river.
This section is Class I, some of the sections above Winkelman have some class II from about 500 cfs up until flood stage. Be sure to stop at the Nugget Bar in Winkelman, or if it is payday at the mine, (every other Friday) the General Kearny Inn, in Kearny is a must. Locals are friendly, be nice.
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