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Cooper Creek (Cle Elum Tributary)

Stretch: Falls to Salmon La Sac Trailhead
Difficulty: Class IV to IV+
Distance: 1.55 miles
Flows: ~200 cfs to 600 cfs. Check out American Whitewater's current flow on the Cle Elum (look for 700-1,700) gauge.
Gradient: 148 fpm average
Put-in: Base of the Cooper River Falls via steep trail
Take-out: Salmon La Sac Trailhead
Shuttle: 5.4 miles, some good dirt, 15 minutes one way
Season: Spring and early Summer from snowmelt
Written: © 2018
Featured in A Wet State #140 and in A Wet State's contribution to World Kayak's Video Guide

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