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Zakogawa (Lower)


Stretch: “Oozen Falls” to the Nakatsugawa
Difficulty: Class V
Distance: 4.9 miles
Flows: We had maybe ~200 cfs, then diverted down to ~100. It was ELF
Gradient: 198 fpm average
Put-in: Either reppell to the base of “Oozen Falls” or put-in at the dam downstream.
+36° 49' 8.80", +138° 33' 43.03"
Take-out: Confluence with the Nakatsugawa
+36° 48' 34.88", +138° 37' 12.52"
Shuttle: ~7 miles (20 minutes one way)
Season: Spring off of Rain/Snowmelt
Written: © 2012
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