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+), andRio Embudo (Class V+).
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