Lake Fork Gunnison - 03. BLM CG at Redbridge to Gateview CG

Lake Fork Gunnison, Colorado, US


03. BLM CG at Redbridge to Gateview CG (Redbridge)

Usual Difficulty III-IV (for normal flows)
Length 4.5 Miles
Avg. Gradient 52 fpm
Max Gradient 80 fpm


Photo of Mark Blakemore by Amanda Caldon taken 1998

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
usgs-09124500 500 - 2500 cfs III-IV 70d10h51m 75.9 cfs (too low)

River Description

Floaters Guide to Colorado, D. Wheat

StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2013-08-06 18:36:57


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Rapid Descriptions

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User Comments

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June 26 2014 (1666 days ago)
Evan BartlettDetails
6/23/2014. There was a log spanning the river in the middle of Rattlesnake rapid. At the current
flow of 1000cfs, it was a mandatory portage. The log is higher on river left than river right, so
as flows drop, you may be able to sneak underneath on the left side. I recommend scouting for sure.

Associated Projects

  • Gunnison Basin (Colorado) Stewardship Program
    Our new Gunnison River Basin program will define and protect recreational flow needs as part of regional and broader Upper Colorado River Basin stewardship strategies. By quantifying flow needs in the