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Gauley River (Lower)


Stretch: Wood’s Ferry to Upper Swiss
Difficulty: Class III to IV
Distance: 12.75 miles
Flows: ~1,000 to 1?,000 cfs (2,800 cfs is normal). Current AW gauge
Gradient: 25.7 fpm average (through 10.1 miles, not including the flat at the end)
Put-in: Wood’s Ferry Access
Take-out: Just up river of the town of Swiss
Shuttle: 19.6 miles (45 minutes one way, some dirt)
Season: Year Round (Fall dam release)
Written: © 2014

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