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Difficulty I-IV
Length 10 Miles
Gauge Carrabassett River near North Anson, Maine
Flow Range 3.30 - 16.40 FT
Flow Rate as of: 53 minutes ago 5.94 [FT] ℹ️
Reach Info Last Updated 08/08/2010 12:05 pm

River Description


See also the Kingfield to US201A reach.

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Jeremy Cass
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7 years ago

This is a steep boulder garden style run with several larger drops. I ran it in May of 2011 at around 5.5 on the bridge guage, by the park at the takeout. As was told to me it was "med.-high", at this level. The river rises and falls quickly. Above 5.5 ft this river gets burly and increases in both difficulty and consequences. Please note that in the fall of 2011 Hurricane Irene created epic floods in the area, and reprots say the river has changed. However the links below will provide you with some idea of the rivers general character. COPY and PASTE to browser Check Here http://www.senditmaine.com/2011_05_01_archive.html or here: http://youtu.be/l9OKG2nYQpw please update with photos reports or guage info. THANK YOU

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Carrabassett River near North Anson, Maine
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5.94 ft ℹ️ 00h53m n/a
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