Reedy Cove Creek - Above Twin Falls (Reedy Cove Falls)


Reedy Cove Creek, South Carolina, US

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Above Twin Falls (Reedy Cove Falls)

Usual Difficulty III-V+ (for normal flows)
Length 2 Miles
Avg. Gradient 240 fpm
Max Gradient 240 fpm

slides right above Twin Falls


slides right above Twin Falls
Photo of Adam Hackenberg by Mike Hackenberg taken 04/21/06 @ 1

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
FRENCH BROAD RIVER AT ROSMAN, NC
usgs-03439000 2500 - 8000 cfs III-V+ 01h04m 240 cfs (too low)


River Description

Puttin: The puttin is a small pullout on the left side of 178 heading north just passed Camp McCall. Follow the trail leading from the pullout until you see the gorge of Reedy Cove Creek. From there bushwack down to the rivers edge.

Takeout: This site has some info on how to get to the Falls/Takeout.
The trail to above the waterfall is on river left of the creek before you get to twin falls at a point when the trail is close to the creek, cross the creek an head up hill to the top. This trail continues alongside the creek for most of the way up to camp McCall.

P.S.
I have not run all of the creek just from the slide above Twin Falls down. I am also fairly sure that no one has run this creek.
StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2007-03-02 15:58:10

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waterfall on RC

Detail Trip Report  waterfall on RC  Reedy Cove Creek, SC(1.36MB .jpeg)

slot with wood

Detail Trip Report  slot with wood  Reedy Cove Creek, SC(2.27MB .jpeg)

ledges on RCC

Detail Trip Report  ledges on RCC  Reedy Cove Creek, SC(1.62MB .jpeg)

Twin Falls (Reedy Cove Falls)

Detail Trip Report  Twin Falls (Reedy Cove Falls)  Reedy Cove Creek, SC(1.73MB .jpeg)

slides right above Twin Falls

Detail Trip Report  slides right above Twin Falls  Reedy Cove Creek, SC(205.04KB .jpeg)


Gauge Information

Gauge Description:

There is about 4.7 sq. miles worth of drainage at the top of the run, if that tells you anything

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
FRENCH BROAD RIVER AT ROSMAN, NC
usgs-03439000 2500 - 8000 cfs III-V+ 01h04m 240 cfs (too low)

RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
2500 -8000 cfs barely runnable-high runnable III-V+ Upper limit for best boatability uncertain. Please help your fellow boaters with a comment or report.

Report - Reports of Reedy Cove Creek Above Twin Falls (Reedy Cove Falls) and related gauges

Reports give the public a chance to report on river conditions throughout the country as well as log the history of a river.

Reports

When River/Gauge Subject Level Reporter
Reedy Cove Creek [SC] Twin Falls (Reedy Cove Falls) n/a Adam Hackenberg
> 10 years Reedy Cove Creek [SC] Galactic Oddysea 1 Adam Hackenberg
> 10 years Reedy Cove Creek [SC] slides right above Twin Falls 1 Adam Hackenberg

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Rapid Summary

Mile Rapid Name Class Features (Legend)
1.7Galactic OddyseaIVPhoto Video
1.8Gateway To DeathPortage Hazard Waterfall
1.8Twin Falls5.3Portage Hazard Waterfall Photo
1.9The FlumeIIITakeout

Rapid Descriptions

Galactic Oddysea (Class IV, Mile 1.7)
Click Here For Video

slides right above Twin Falls

slides right above Twin Falls
Photo of Adam Hackenberg by Mike Hackenberg taken 04/21/06 @ 1

10 or so slides that run on for about 100 yds, a no brainer and a lot of fun. Just watch out for the low hanging rhododendron. Directly below this is a good sized pool take out at this pool.

Gateway To Death
This is the pool just after Galactic Oddysea and is noticeable because of the large bent railroad beams at the end of the pool, there is also a large strainer. It is a fairly large pool/low volume stream so it should not be to hard to get out there, but if you do mess up you are running Twin Falls. : (

Twin Falls (Class 5.3, Mile 1.8)

Twin Falls (Reedy Cove Falls)

Twin Falls (Reedy Cove Falls)
Photo of Mike Hackenberg by Adam Hackenberg

Don't run it! The portage trail is on river left and is fairly steep.

The Flume (Class III, Mile 1.9)
A 150 ft. long low angle slide at the bottom of Twin Falls. Pretty much the end of the whitewater section


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 Above Twin Falls (Reedy Cove Falls), Reedy Cove Creek South Carolina, US (mobile)