Mill River - 1) E. Wallingford to Cuttingsville


Mill River, Vermont, US

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1) E. Wallingford to Cuttingsville

Usual Difficulty II-III (for normal flows)
Length 6 Miles


River Description

10/30/03 - 1' on the gauge under the rt. 103 bridge in Cuttingsville, river right. (estimated; gauge goes from 4' - 8'). Another "gauge" is the high RR trestle north of E. Wallingford, river left....water was washing over the footing, but not quite up to the stonework. I ran the 4 miles from just upstream of E. Wallingford down to the bridge a mile downstream of Cuttingsville. First 3 miles were continuous class 2 mixed with lots of bouldery, technical class 3 rapids. Last mile was mostly class 2. The biggest drop is probably the one under the high trestle. Good surfing at the ledges a couple hundred yards above the Cuttingsville bridge. This was good level, but I wouldn't want to run it much lower....it got boney anywhere the riverbed widened out. Another 6" of water would be perfect.

Jim Zamecnik

Note: Original listing had take-out as 43.509 -72.975, which is quite a few miles west. Modified it to be same as put-in for lower section which seemed more logical.Please send email to the Streamkeepers if you have more info.  - 11/8/17 Streamkeeper


StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2017-11-08 15:23:55

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