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Russell Fork (Gorge)


Stretch: Golden Hole to Above Elkhorn City
Difficulty: Class IV to V
Distance: 4.0 miles
Flows: ~300 to 2,000+ cfs. Current AW gauge
Gradient: 69 fpm (The gorge is 99 fpm for 1.4 miles)
Put-in: Golden Hole
Take-out: River Access near Elkhorn City
Shuttle: 7 miles, 15 minutes One Way
Season: Year Round (rain) (October weekend dam release)
Written: © 2011
Featured in Video A Wet State #53 and in A Wet State's contribution to World Kayak's Video Guide

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