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Printer Friendly Squirrel Creek (Deer Creek Tributary, South Yuba Watershed)

Squirrel Creek (Deer Creek Tributary, South Yuba Watershed)


Stretch: Pleasant Valley Road to Mooney Flat Road
Difficulty: Class IV-IV+
Distance: 4.8 miles, 3-4 hours
Flows: ~150-500 cfs (2.2’ to 3.5’), no gauge, if it is raining and the South Yuba is up, this may be up. (or ~750-2000 cfs on the USGS Deer Creek gauge at takeout
Gradient: 45 fpm for 1 mile, 242 fpm 2 miles, 104 fpm for 1.7 miles
Put-in: Pleasant Valley Road Bridge
Take-out: Mooney Flat Road Bridge
Shuttle: 5 miles, 7 minutes
Season: Winter from Rain
Written: © 2011

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