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Difficulty V
Length 3 Miles
Flow Range 1000 - 10000 CFS
Flow Rate as of: 21 hours ago 18.5 [CFS] ℹ️
Reach Info Last Updated 04/03/2014 5:37 pm

River Description

This river description is temporarily down for editing and updating. I'll have it back up asap. Thanks G Dalton

Gordon, I added some approximate lat/lon coords. I don't really know where the best putin is, so I made an educated guess. Could you please look at it and put your local knowledge to work? Thanx.


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Gordon Dalton
10 years ago

Ran the NFT on 12/14/09 and removed the "stick" from the top part of Cushion (it was actually a 4-foot log!). Also pulled the wood from the drop below Prison Love. Still at least 1-2 wood walks on the creek. GD

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Brett Mayer
13 years ago

I recently ran the North Fork of the Tye for the first time with Scott Anderson and Billy Armstrong. It was a bit below the recommended low. Paksaw is an extremely tight line at low water, a bit of a guard hole forms in front of one of the undercuts on Entrance, and the rapid below Glide, 'Boof Right', presented its case with a close call, a near sideways pin. It seems important to get a good boof exactly on line to thread the two boulders below the boof. It might be a good idea to set safety at lower water, in case of a pin. The weather was perfect for taking pictures. We kept a low profile and stayed in the confines of the riverbed.

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Gordon Dalton
14 years ago

Packsaw has changed: the big rock that made the right bank at the final step of the rapid has fallen into the flow. It now splits the current and makes the move A LOT harder and tighter, especially at low flows.

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Attention Virginia Boaters!

Jason Robertson

During the high waters of Spring 2003, there has been a noticeable increase in reported confrontations between boaters and property owners in Virginia. Please remember to be respectful and courteous to property owners; do not trespass; and avoid confrontation in order to preserve access in the future.

Gordon Dalton


Matt Muir


Revision #Revision DateAuthorComment
1201195 04/19/12 Gordon Dalton
1201097 04/19/12 Gordon Dalton
1202604 08/24/13 Gordon Dalton
1201196 04/20/12 Gordon Dalton
1203205 04/03/14 Matt Muir Added lat/lon for putin, takeout.
1199868 04/19/11 Gordon Dalton
1191819 03/03/07 Gordon Dalton n/a