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Rubicon River (Lower)

Stretch: Ellicott to Ralston Powerhouse
Difficulty: Class V
Distance: 21.1 miles
Flows: ~500-1,500 cfs. Current Dreamflows gauge
Gradient: 102 fpm average (Half the miles are 120 fpm+ up to 160 fpm)
Put-in: 11 Pines Rd Bridge (at Ellicott Trail)
Take-out: Ralston Powerhouse
Shuttle: 26.8miles (1 hour 1-way, paved)
Season: Spring/summer from snowmelt causing spill. Rare.
Written: © 2011
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