Lat/longitude coords are a good guess, bracketing the gnarliest section. More exact coords will be posted as we get them.
Info from StreamKeeper Cody Howard:
Drive up to Half Moon Campground, and then hike the trail up along the creek. You will see a sign and a side trail to go look at the Falls, worth checking out so you know what's coming up at the end of the run. Continue to hike up and you'll cross a bridge; hike up the hill almost to the top, and then head down to the creek.
-You should come to an 80-ft slide that constricts at the bottom; this is the Pinch. Put in and run it, or below it, but be careful because there is no warm up, and it's a tricky slide.
- There will be a bunch of clean slides, including Gambler, a right banking slide into a gnarly hole.
- From there you will go underneath the bridge and it will turn into a boulder drop. GET out as soon as the canyon constricts because you've got to portage the upper half of the falls.
- Run the lower half of the falls (shown in Twitch) and then you'll come to Shakedown (last slide) and then get out at Half Moon.
---> Definitely pick up a copy of Montana Surf, the guidebook, for a more detailed description of the creek and surrounding runs. Beautiful guidebook, which you shouldn't be without.
Check out Mike Albrecht's photos of Big Timber Creek
Raining lots! The flows are high. the island on lower big T falls is almost all the way under. rock gone!
For all of you lower big T falls lovers, the rock that was in the way last season is GONE! water is high get out there.
How can the average gradient be greater than the max gradient?
Answer: if the run is less than a mile long, since the average is per mile.
I hiked this thing...It is just insanely huge. Biggest boatable whitewater I have EVER seen. It is all hikeable...Great hike if you are around bozeman.
9 years ago
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Big Timber Falls
Chad almost gets sucked back in on the Gambler
Brian on the Gambler
Mike Albrech's beatdown in the Pinch
Ben below bridge on BT
Jason 2 drops below Gambler
Chad below the Pinch
Randy on Gambler
Dave Schroeder gambling
Random styling Big T Falls
Ben C below Pinch
Mike below Pinch
Barry on Double Drop BigT
Lofty under the bridge B.T.C
Dave in Shakedown
Mike on Shakedown
Double Drop on B.T.C.
Below Walking Bridge B.T.C.
Dave on The Pinch
Dave on Big Timber Falls
Mike on The Pinch
Dave on The Gambler
The Pinch, almost there
If you looked up "schweet"...
Tripple Dipple, bottom drop
The Gambler from below
Big Timber Falls from above.
Upper BT Falls
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