Lee has cleared major strainers from their earlier positions below the ledges. Where they ended up...I have no idea. Advise caution as I only scouted from the road way (Winters Run Rd).
Four natural shelves covering about 100 yards of Winter's Run just before bridge at RT 7. These are nice for beginners after a little rain. Runoff had these runable at 68cfs yesterday, when the boulder field below the dam (Singer Rd) was still unpassable. Scouting at low water, no big rocks to worry about if you flip. Going back to scout today with guage @ 133 cfs
Winters hit 500cfm. Beautifully runnable. From Singer to Rt 7: Smoth fast and fun! Great to learn on! Watch for floating wood running in the current! All pics are from Singer Rd to Rt 7. The steps above Rt 7 disappear at this level and turn into pretty good standing waves. Also, watch below the hairpin left with ledges on right. There is a surprisingly sticky hole (pictured) then its on to negotiate through the submerged island (recognizable by the trees in the middle of the creek). Stay river left close to the island.
8 years ago
by Jason Caggiano
Minimum is based on a suggestion by Steve Ettinger.
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2nd Drop at low water
Downstream @ #4 drop
Drop # 3
looking back @ 2nd drop
Looking downstream at the steps
3rd and 4th drops above rt 7 under water @ 500cfm
Sticky Hole below ledges
Singer Rd looking downstream
Singer Rd looking upstream toward dam
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