Encampment, Minnesota, US
|Usual Difficulty||IV-V (for normal flows)|
|Avg. Gradient||130 fpm|
|Max Gradient||250 fpm|
Location: (As the crow flies) 7 miles NE of Two Harbors, 34 miles NE of Duluth.
Shuttle Length: 8.3 miles. (See details in "Directions" Tab.)
Character: Wild, scenic, contorted drops.
Put-in is approximately 935' elevation.
Take-out is approximately 602' elevation (Lake Superior mean elevation).
Thus total elevation change is approximately 333'.
While this section could offer some interesting boating, and we are aware of numerous 'poachings' of the run, the entire area is privately held and trespass is (reportedly) aggressively protected/punished. We cannot recommend boating this reach due to these landowner disputes.