Eagle - 05. Edwards to Eagle


Eagle, Colorado, US

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05. Edwards to Eagle (Lower Eagle)

Usual Difficulty II-III (for normal flows)
Length 17.4 Miles
Avg. Gradient 36 fpm

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
EAGLE RIVER BELOW GYPSUM, CO.
usgs-09070000 700 - 5000 cfs II-III 00h41m 997 cfs (running)



StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2012-06-05 01:47:48

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Rapid Summary

Mile Rapid Name Class Features (Legend)
7.6RapidIII
8.5Alternate Access PointN/AAccess

Rapid Descriptions

Rapid (Class III, Mile 7.6)

The only significant rapid (Janet's?) is just downstream of
the old train trestle (bridge) downstream from Wolcott. There are signs directing you to scout from
river right. The run is through the right side of the bridge (right of the pylon in the middle) and
then a move to the left after the bridge to avoid a rock wall and then a hole on the right.




User Comments

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June 4 2012 (1819 days ago)
COEngineer (154541)
We ran this section 3 June 2012 at about 1000 cfs in a 14' raft. It was our maiden voyage and we
only had two paddlers and it was a perfect water level for us. We got hung up on a few rocks that
we didn't see, but other than that it was great. The only significant rapid (Janet's?) is just
downstream of the old train trestle (bridge) downstream from Wolcott. There are signs directing you
to scout from river right. The run is through the right side of the bridge (right of the pylon in
the middle) and then a move to the left after the bridge to avoid a rock wall and then a hole on
the right.


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