Ravine - Major Rd to Skanee Rd (6.6 miles)


Ravine, Michigan, US

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Major Rd to Skanee Rd (6.6 miles)

Usual Difficulty II-III (for normal flows)
Length 6.6 Miles
Avg. Gradient 56 fpm
Max Gradient 109 fpm

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
Ravine Approximation
virtual-131894 100 - 400 cfs II-III 01h01m ~ 0 cfs (too low)
Almost certainly too low. Virtual gauge based on ratio of Ravine (9.75sqmi at put-in) versus Silver (64.7sqmi at gauge). Correlation is not assured.


River Description

Small stream that takes a more leisurely descent than the others in this area. Best gradient is concentrated in the three miles below the Major Road ford. Though this stream is not rated particularly high, swift current, limited eddies, and periodic trees blocking passage deserve caution. Alternate take-out at the end of Sicotte Road eliminates 2.8 miles of lower gradient paddling though the land here is privately held.

Brief photo-essay of Ravine River Falls at: Waterfalls of the Keweenaw.


StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2015-04-08 17:56:21

Rapid Summary

Mile Rapid Name Class Features (Legend)
0.0Drainage area ~9.75 square miles.N/A
3.8possible short-run take-outN/AAccess

Rapid Descriptions


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