Snake River - 01. Keystone Lodge to Swan Mtn Rd


Snake River, Colorado, US

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01. Keystone Lodge to Swan Mtn Rd (KLSPS)

Usual Difficulty IV (for normal flows)
Length 2.5 Miles
Avg. Gradient 130 fpm

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
SNAKE RIVER AT KEYSTONE SKI AREA
codwr-SNAKEYCO0 200 - 500 cfs IV 01h14m 22.2 cfs (too low)
SNAKE RIVER NEAR MONTEZUMA, CO
usgs-09047500 200 - 500 cfs IV 21d08h44m 25.2 cfs (too low)


River Description

This creek has two sections - the lower is class III with some play, and the upper class IV starting near Montezuma.

From Whitewater of the Southern Rockies:

"the real gem of this river is the upper, with a swift Class IV section that starts off of Montezuma Road, about four miles up from Hwy 6. There are four main rapids in this section.

the lower is a mellow class III with a few small surf-spots."

Check WWSR for more info, pg. 342.

 


StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2014-02-03 19:10:10

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