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Rocky Broad (Lower)

Stretch: Bat Cave to Chimney Rock
Difficulty: Class IV to V
Distance: 2.8 miles
Flows: 2.9 ft to 5 ft on the AW gauge (though I bet folks have run it higher). 3.6' was a great first time medium flow. There is also a bridge gauge but that tends to read 0.7 lower. Check out American Whitewater's current flow gauge.
Gradient: 178.5 fpm for the 2.05 miles to the paddle out.
Put-in: Parking lot near the Pardee Medical Associates Building
Take-out: Park in Chimney rock
Shuttle: 2.8 miles, 7 minutes one way
Season: Winter/Spring from rain
Written: © 2017
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