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Van Duzen (Goat Rock)


Stretch: Bridgeville to Golden Gate Drive
Difficulty: Class V
Distance: 3.1 miles
Flows: 500?-1,500 cfs (500 may be too low, we don’t know how low it has been run, it may be a lot of fun, or cause more portaging. 1,500 would be scary in my opinion. 800-1,000 is optimum. Dreamflows Gauge)
Gradient: 56 fpm (101 fpm for 0.8 miles of the good rapids, the crux is more like 140 fpm for 0.15 miles)
Put-in: Turn-out 0.4 miles upriver from the Bridgeville Bridge on Highway 36
Take-out: Golden Gate Drive Bridge 2.5 miles downriver from the Bridgeville Bridge.
Shuttle: 3.0 miles. Highway.
Season: Winter and Spring from Rain
Written: © 2013
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