Don't go to Powerline Pass, as suggested. It's a bit brushy. I think Tim means to say go to Prospect Heights and go from there.
Campbell Creek Carnage Fest trip-report- broken boats, faces, paddles!!!!!!! New
Date: Oct 07 2003, 0:21 GMT
Just thought I'd do a super quick carnage write-up on Campbell Creek Gorge- a local run that runs through town in Anchorage, Alaska. The boaters... Danny, Jason, Chad, Shaun, and myself(Tim). Jason cracked the bow of his Big Gun open(HUGE split/break)on one of the 1st drops. Everything went to hell from there. Danny dented in the bow of his Freefall LT about 2 inches and it has a crack as well. I chipped a nice size piece of my paddle off in the river. Jason got a bloody mouth on "Psycho" rapid. Chad dented the front of his redline. 3 or 4 really nasty pins. An overall carnage fest. Campbell Creek is class V and was running at a medium level of 3.0 feet(100cfs). It drops 600 fpm off the face of the earth in a really deep canyon. Check out pictures of Campbell Creek on my website...
have fun & be safe out there,
Gauge cited is South Fork of Campbell Creek. Both streams have about the same amount of water in them, so if South Fork has 100cfs, North Fork will have 100cfs. Creek usually runs daily around 69cfs (too low).
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