Fryingpan - 01. Upper


Fryingpan, Colorado, US

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01. Upper

Usual Difficulty IV-V (for normal flows)
Length 5.7 Miles

Upper Fryingpan


Upper Fryingpan
Photo of Greg Churan by Lance Jones taken 06/15/99

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
FRYINGPAN RIVER NEAR THOMASVILLE
codwr-FRYTHOCO0 300 - 750 cfs IV-V 01h02m 108 cfs (too low)


River Description

Cphillips shared:

This run can be done after a warmup on Castle Creek/Slaughterhouse. A step up for the first two, Upper Fryingpan is a bit out of the way. I say, see how the first two go and if you're feeling good it is really worth the drive.

 


StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2011-07-21 17:54:32

Rapid Descriptions

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User Comments

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June 12 2011 (2147 days ago)
Craig PhillipsDetails
This run can be done after a warmup on Castle Creek/slaughterhouse. A step up for the first two,
Upper Fryingpan is a bit out of the way, I say see how the first two go and if your feeling good it
is really worth the drive. No significant wood issues as of 6/5/11
April 19 2011 (2201 days ago)
Peter BenedictDetails
this is the correct gauge
http://www.dwr.state.co.us/SurfaceWater/data/detail_graph.aspx?ID=FRYTHOCO
April 19 2011 (2201 days ago)
Peter BenedictDetails
The gauge provided for the run is below the dam. This gauge is for the upper pan
http://www.dwr.state.co.us/SurfaceWater/data/detail_graph.aspx?ID=FRYTHOCO


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