Arkansas, Colorado, US
09. Pinnacle Rock Launch to Parkdale Launch (Pinnacle Rock)
||III (for normal flows)
PinnaclePhoto by Tom O'Keefe taken 06/04/04 @ 1000 cfs
Description: This run which is located approximtely 40 miles downstream of Salida parallels
Highway 50 for its entire length. Much of the run can be seen from the road.
Logisitics: The put-in for this section at Pinnacle Rock is located at Highway 50 mile 258.2. The
take-out, which is also the put-in for the popular Royal Gorge section, is located at Highway 50
mile 266.6. Spike Buck is an intermediate access point about a third of the way through the run.
See Colorado Rivers and Creeks II
, by Banks and Eckardt (The Bible)
, for info on this
and most of the other kewl runs of Colorado.
Lat/longitude coords are approximate, from TopoZone.
See also Pinecreek (Class
The Numbers (Class IV),
Fractions/ Frogrock/ Milkrun
Buena Vista (Class III),
Browns Canyon (Class III),
Salida (Class III),
Rincon (Class III),
Pinnacle Rock (Class III),
Royal Gorge (Class III/IV).
StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2017-07-09 20:48:36