Rio Grande - 02. Lee Trail to Chiflo Campground


Rio Grande, New Mexico, US

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02. Lee Trail to Chiflo Campground (Razors)

Usual Difficulty II-IV (for normal flows)
Length 14 Miles
Avg. Gradient 47 fpm

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
RIO GRANDE NEAR CERRO, NM
usgs-08263500 500 - 3000 cfs II-IV 00h22m 456 cfs (too low)


River Description

Excellent description of this run at SouthwestPaddler.com and at New Mexico Bureau of Land Management Rivers Page.

Put-in info: Put-in longitude and Lattitude coordinates might be off.
Here is what the BLM says about Lee Trail:
0.25 miles one-way
Elevation drop 200 feet
Moderate to difficult
Primarily used as main take-out for Ute Mountain run; wildlife; fishing
Access: South of Sunshine Valley Road

Take-out info:
BLM Chiflo Trail:
0.5 miles one-way
Elevation drop 320 feet
Moderate
Shorter access to river

Bring your hiking shoes to boat this one.

The reaches of the Taos Box area are...
Ute Mountain (Class II),
Razors (Class III/IV),
Upper Box (Class V/V+),
Lower Box (Class III/IV),
Pilar (Class III/IV),
Otowi Bridge (Class III),
Red River (Class IV),
Rio Pueblo (Class V+), and
Rio Embudo (Class V+).

 

 

 


StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2017-07-15 04:20:50

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