Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-19-2011   #1
Chief Niwot's Avatar
West of Boulder, Colorado
Paddling Since: 1998
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 643
Northgate Canyon Saturday 23rd

We have a few of us planning to run Northgate canyon on Saturday the 23rd. We are planning to paddle raft it. We also might have some canoes and kayaks join us.

This will be our first time on it. I have read the old posts and guide books, but I am curious on what to expect at 3k, as it says Crankin on Eddyflower?

Also, what are the skeeters like at Six mile?

Anything else you want to share would be appreciated. Anyone else planning to run it on saturday?


Chief Niwot is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-19-2011   #2
Laramie, Wyoming
Paddling Since: 2005
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 15
Flows in northgate around 3k make for a pretty exciting trip. Windy Hole (first rapid) gets pretty big, and narrows falls (northgate rapid) is pretty hairy. The move requires a lot of effort to keep off the backcut rock at the bottom of the fall. That wall WILL FLIP BOATS! And then pin them. DO NOT TAKE ANY OPEN CANOES DOWN THIS SECTION. After Narrows, tootsie roll and stovepipe will have some decent waves and a few impressive holes that can usually be punched, or easily skirted.

jturnrey is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-20-2011   #3
Chief Niwot's Avatar
West of Boulder, Colorado
Paddling Since: 1998
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 643
Thanks Justin for the input.

These aren't your average open canoes were talkin bout, but your comments are noted.

Chief Niwot is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Topic Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Saturday the 23rd adgeiser Kayaking | Trip Planner 6 04-23-2011 05:34 PM
Northgate Canyon Saturday (6/21) jtnc Kayaking | Trip Planner 0 06-19-2008 09:11 PM
Grand Canyon Jan 23rd - Passengers Needed ewink Kayaking | Trip Planner 0 01-10-2008 06:20 PM
Bailey Shuttle today (saturday the 23rd) El Flaco Kayaking | Trip Planner 0 06-23-2007 10:37 AM
Northgate Canyon Saturday 5/6? Dave Frank Whitewater Kayaking 2 05-05-2006 07:07 PM

» Classified Ads
Jackson Rock Star(Medium)

posted by Paddling Life

Brand new 2016 Jackson Kayak Rock Star

Wavesport XG 48

posted by rendock

Wavesport ZG 48 kayak, fun all around boat, hardly used...

Pyranha Burn 3 Medium

posted by Rendezvous River Sports


Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2012 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:44 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.