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Printer Friendly Yét Atwam Creek (McCloud Tributary)

Yét Atwam Creek (McCloud Tributary)

Stretch: Cabin Creek to the McCloud River
Difficulty: Class IV
Distance: 11.5 miles (plus 10 miles on the McCloud River)
Flows: ~500-1000 cfs at the confluence. (Our day the flow McCloud at Ah-Di-Na was 280 cfs and the flow at Shasta was 1,530 cfs. Darin had 280 cfs and 1,150 cfs two week earlier. If the gauge at Shasta is going good and there is nothing coming from McCloud Reservoir then Yet Atwam Creek is probably in).
Gradient: 94 fpm average (The McCloud is 45 fpm)
Put-in: Cabin Creek
Take-out: McCloud Bridge on Gillman Road
Shuttle: 76 miles (2 on dirt road, more than 1:45 hours one-way)
Season: Winter/Spring from rain and snowmelt
Written: © 2010