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Valin (Canyon)

Stretch: Above Riviere Saguenay
Difficulty: Class V
Distance: 7.2 miles
Flows: 10 to 30 cumecs (12 felt great for a first time with no guide). Check out Quebec Whitewater's current gauge
Gradient: 68 fpm average (Final gorge is 225 fpm)
Put-in: Random access below Chute a Francois
Take-out: Confluence with the Saguenay
Shuttle: 12 km (15 minutes one way)
Season: Spring and Summer
Written: © 2016
Featured in A Wet State #119 and in A Wet State's contribution to World Kayak's Video Guide

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