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Printer Friendly Rangitaiki River (Jeff’s Joy)

Rangitaiki River (Jeff’s Joy)


Stretch: Above Murupara
Difficulty: Class III to IV
Distance: 5.9 miles
Flows: Holds well after rain, for a week plus. 5 on the put-in gauge was a medium low and probably about 25 cumecs. 4 is probably low. 6 is fluffy
Gradient: 77 fpm to the flat in the middle, and then 67 fpmafter the flat.
Put-in: Access Road
Take-out: Rafting access road
Shuttle: 10.5 km (all on dirt road, decent shape). 15-20 minutes one way.
Season: Year round, holds well after rain.
Written: © 2017
Featured in A Wet State #122

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