Gauley - 5. Camden-0n-Gauley to Curtin Bridge


Gauley, West Virginia, US

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5. Camden-0n-Gauley to Curtin Bridge

Usual Difficulty I-II (for normal flows)
Length 9.8 Miles
Avg. Gradient 15 fpm
Max Gradient 20 fpm

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
GAULEY RIVER NEAR CRAIGSVILLE, WV
usgs-03189100 11.70 - 16.00 ft I-II 00h41m 10.15 ft (too low)


River Description

An alternative put-in that deletes one mile of flat water paddling may be made at Allingdale at the confluence of Strouds Creek and the Gauley River.
The section below the Cranberry contains the most gradient (20'/mile) and rapids.
This section also includes RF1 05050005047.


StreamTeam Status: Verified
Last Updated: 2004-10-23 15:09:22

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Rapid Descriptions

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User Comments

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August 21 2007 (3713 days ago)
x (1)
This is a nice run for a liesurely day of paddling with easily negotiated rapids for the novice but
requires enough skill to keep the intermediate paddler intrigued. Don't try this at anything below
a gauge level of 11 ft. or you will spend more time dragging and walking than you do floating and
paddling.


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