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Printer Friendly South Fork of the American (Slab Creek)

South Fork of the American (Slab Creek)

Stretch: Slab Creek Reservoir to Rock Creek
Difficulty: Class IV+ to V--
Distance: 5.4 miles (or 3.25 miles or 7.6 miles)
Flows: 600-3,000+ cfs. Supposedly ELF flow of 400 cfs is still entertaining. Current Dreamflows gauge
Gradient: 88 fpm (The first 4 miles are 114 fpm)
Put-in: Slab Creek Road
Take-out: Rock Creek (or Mosquito Bridge or White Rock Powerhouse)
Shuttle: ~17 miles (30 minutes one way).
Season: Winter and Spring from Dam Spill
Written: © 2010
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