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Arkansas River (Pine Creek)

Stretch: Granite to below Pine Creek Rapid
Difficulty: Class IV to V
Distance: 5.15 miles
Flows: 400 to 2,000 cfs (desperation drives folks lower and I know folks run it higher, but I am sure that gets burly too). Check out American Whitewater's current flow gauge.
Gradient: 61 fpm average (94 fpm from Pine Creek Rapid down)
Put-in: Bridge in the town of Granite
Take-out: Access below the Pine Creek Rapid
Shuttle: 7.2 miles, 10 minutes, some nice dirt
Season: Spring and Summer from snowmelt
Written: © 2018
Featured in A Wet State #140

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