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Cherry Creek (Upper)

Stretch: Styx Pass to Cherry Lake
Difficulty: Class V to V+
Distance: 11.1 miles
Flows: 50? to 200? cfs. Or ~500-900 cfs above Hetch Hetchy. Current Dreamflows gauge
Gradient: 162, 163, 150, 207, 291, 310, 492, 163, 15, 185, 224 (From The Island Camp to Dead Bear is 425 fpm for 1.75 miles with two large pools included above and below Cherry Bomb)
Put-in: Kibbie Lake Trailhead - Hike over Styx Pass
Take-out: Cherry Lake
Shuttle: 3 miles of dirt road, 11 miles of hiking.
Season: Early Summer
Written: © 2010
Featured in Video Thirty-One, Roman's Great Video, and the Janney's video of the hard way