Known to have been run, per Texas Whitewater.
Difficulty rating is taken from the book. Distances and gradient measured using GIS tools in 2015.
Appears to be a feature of some consequence. Beta needed
Access/parking situation unknown
Described in Texas Whitewater as a must-portage. Water from the creek flows down a narrow chute and then into an underground cave.
Likely hazard at some levels
Likely hazard at certain water levels
This is likely the "technical Class III" described in Texas Whitewater.
Parking/access at river left. Parking available up the hill in the turnout at the intersection of Red Bluff Ranch Rd.
Texas Whitewater describes the creek narrowing and slipping through an undercut slot a few feet wide.
Parking/access at river right via a dirt road on the downstream side of the highway easement
There is no gauge for this creek. Texas Whitewater suggests using the Cibolo Creek gauge as a proxy (300+ cfs) and correlating with the NWS rain gauge at Pipe Creek. Unfortunately, however, the Cibolo Creek gauge in question has been decommissioned. The Medina River at Bandera could be a possible proxy.
Permits are not required for this reach.
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