Roaring River, Oregon, US
|Usual Difficulty||IV (varies with level)|
|Avg. Gradient||200 fpm|
|Max Gradient||215 fpm|
|CLACKAMAS RIVER ABOVE THREE LYNX CREEK, OR|
|usgs-14209500||2000 - 6000 cfs||IV||01h03m||~ 677 cfs (too low)|
Roaring River is one of several exciting, adventurous tributaries to the Clackamas River. Reaching the put-in requires a 1.5 mile hike. The river is very remote with almost continuous rapids at most flows.
There is good flow information here. For the stick gauge referred to there, Oregonkayaking.net suggests 2.2-2.5 feet for a first time trip, with anything over 3' being high.