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Arahura River


Stretch: Standard
Difficulty: Class IV to V
Distance: 8.3 miles
Flows: >500 cfs to ~1,500 cfs at take-out (visual only)
Gradient: 193 fpm for 1.4 miles, 179 fpm from 2.4 to 3.5 miles, 212 fpm for Cespool Gorge, 116 fpm paddle out.
Put-in: Above the Third Gorge
Take-out: Near the bridge over the Arahura
Shuttle: Helicopter
Season: Year round after rain. Get an early start in the winter
Written: © 2017
Featured in A Wet State #124

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