Taylor Canyon Boatercross Race this weekend
As part of the Gunnison River Festival, the Taylor Canyon Showdown will be this Saturday June 13 starting at the bottom of Todd's Slot to South Bank. The Western State Colorado University Taylor Canyon Race will be head to head boatercross with a mass start…and with 550cfs pumping from Taylor Reservoir, yeah it'll be hot action.
Here's what you need to know...
There are two divisions: Long Boat >9ft and Short Boat <9ft
Registration: 8AM at the new and improved Todd's Slot put-in. Approximately 11.5 miles up Taylor Canyon Rd from Almont
Race Start: 9AM (There's a raft race also so kayakers will be delayed 15 minutes)
Winnings: Top competitors will receive a mixture of gear or cash from great companies such as Stohlquist, FiveTen, Watershed and more.
Awards Party: Will be held at the Gunnison Ice Rink. Doors open at 6:30pm Saturday June 13. Awards will be given prior to the 2015 World Tour Reel Paddling Film Festival showing at 7:15pm. Tickets $10
Bring yer attitude!