Lewis, E. Fork - 1 - Green Fork to Sunset Falls (Upper)


Lewis, E. Fork, Washington, US

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1 - Green Fork to Sunset Falls (Upper)

Usual Difficulty III-IV(V) (for normal flows)
Length 5.5 Miles
Avg. Gradient 109 fpm

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
EAST FORK LEWIS RIVER NEAR HEISSON, WA
usgs-14222500 1000 - 3000 cfs III-IV(V) 00h17m 57.6 cfs (too low)


River Description

This is a nice run that can be added to the classic run downstream.

The bedrock rapids tend to be clustered in two's and three's seperated by long sections of II-III.  The most difficult part of the run is a short bedrock section a half mile below Little Creek that is a couple hundred yards long and requires 2-3 scouts depending on water level and comfort.  The last drop in this section (Tombstone) is a common portage.

Below this crux section there are a few more fun ledges and lots of easy boogie water. If the water is low, consider putting in at the confluence of Little Creek to avoid the upper mile.


StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2015-04-07 15:35:55

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