With headwaters in the Eastern High Peaks of the Adirondacks, between Macomb Mountain and South Dix, West Mill Brook is a small, steep creek. The higher you go, the steeper and smaller it'll be.
From a comment:
We ran this stream 4/20/08 when the Ausable was at 6.1 feet. It is a 2-mile hike in and needs to be thoroughly scouted, with many strainers along the run. There are a couple of class-IV drops at the top of the runnable section followed by boulder fields that can only be run at high levels. We spent an entire day scouting and hiking for about 30 minutes of paddling. The lower section under the Northway is class I-II but many portages. Almost the entire run is on private property. We obtained permission from the owners first. Todd, Bret, Chad and Shawn Jorgensen ran the creek but all were bruised at the end. Other than the long hike, strainers, pricker bushes, and shallow runouts after the 2 significant drops it was a pleasure.
Eastern Adirondacks Reaches
Ausable, E. Branch Ausable, W. Branch (1.) Ausable, W. Branch (2.) Balm of Gilead Brook
Boquet (2.) Boquet (3.) Boquet, N. Branch Boquet, S. Branch
Boreas (1.) Branch, The (Boquet trib.) Branch, The (Schroon trib.) Cedar (1.)
Cedar (2.) Cold Deer Creek (Hudson Trib.) Glen Creek
Hague Brook Hudson (0.) Hudson (1. Indian River to North River) Hudson (2. North River to Riparius)
Hudson (3. Riparius to the Glen) Indian (Hudson trib.) John's Brook La Chute
Mettawee Mill Creek (Essex County) Mill Creek (Hudson trib.) North Creek
Pike Brook Poultney Putnam Creek Raquette (1.)
Rock River Schroon (North Hudson to Schroon Falls) Schroon (Starbuckville to Riverbank) Schroon (Warrensburg to Thurman Station)
Squaw Brook Styles Brook Thirteenth Brook Trout brook (Schroon trib)
West Mill Brook
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