If the last drop looks good then you have enough water for the run. Hike up the trail on the left side of the creek for 1.75 miles then head to the river. If it is flat then you've gone far enough. If the creek is really high an extra half mile walk will bring you to the hardest drop on the run.
The entire run is solid Class 4 creeking from the putin on down. Expect slides aand boofs throughout. Enjoy, but keep an eye out for strainers.
According to Adrian Vanden Bout, this run requires an hour-long, two-mile hike in from the road--but it's worth it. It often collects wood; scout from the trail.
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sorry Matt, but i've gotta add here. its not 2 miles but 1.50 - 1.75. the other creek we ran that day may have been 2 miles (E. Branch Sacandaga, the Square Falls section).
7 years ago
by Brian White
8 years ago
by Matt Muir
Sacondaga should be above 3500 or should have jumped 1500 in a day for this to run. If the last drop looks good you should have plenty of water.
Permits are not required for this reach.
The Takeout bridge is located 9.8 Miles north of Wells, or 16.1 Miles south of Johnsburgh. The bridge is just southwest of the sign indicating the county line.
Hike up on the left for 1.75 miles to the Putin
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