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Rio Maichin (Lower)

Stretch: Near the Curarrehue
Difficulty: Class IV (Harder at higher flows)
Distance: 4.6 mile
Flows: 500 to ~2,000 cfs
Gradient: 69 fpm (0.7 miles at 109 fpm)
Put-in: Two Car Bridges above Curarrehue
Take-out: Small Clearing downriver of the major road crossing
Shuttle: 4.6 miles, 10 minutes
Season: This one goes later, December tends to have higher flows. January through March is common.
Written: © 2011
Featured in Video #36, Chile 2010 Installment Four

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