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Arkansas River (The Numbers)

Stretch: Below Pine Creek Rapid to Raiload Bridge
Difficulty: Class IV
Distance: 5.3 miles (or 5.9 if you go down to the railroad bridge)
Flows: 400 to ?,000 cfs (desperation drives folks lower and I know folks run it higher, but I am sure that gets burly too). Check out American Whitewater's current flow gauge.
Gradient: 65 fpm average
Put-in: Access below Pine Creek Rapid
Take-out: Raiload Bridge off of Rd 371
Shuttle: 5.5 miles, 10 minutes one way, some nice dirt.
Season: Spring and Summer from snowmelt
Written: © 2018

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