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Printer Friendly North Fork of the American River (Giant Gap)

North Fork of the American River (Giant Gap)

Stretch: Euchre Bar trail to Iowa Hill Road
Difficulty: class IV+ with 3 class Vish rapids,
Distance: 14.5 miles, 1 or 2 days
Flows: 500 - 2500 cfs. Current Dreamflows gauge
Gradient: 54 fpm average, 120 fpm in mile 4, 100 fpm in mile 6
Put-in: down a 2 mile trail to Euchre Bar
Take-out: Iowa Hill Road Bridge
Shuttle: 19 miles (30 minutes) one-way, some on dirt road
Season: spring, from snowmelt
Written: © 2004 & 2005 & 2014
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