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Old 09-01-2016   #1
 
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Easy over night paddle close to front range

Looking for an easy stretch of river to Paddle a 13 raft, over night camping with one other person and two dogs. Close to front range . Arkansas or Colorado rivers.


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Old 09-01-2016   #2
 
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Not sure of how you define easy or close, but Browns Canyon has been running at 450 this week, that's plenty of water for a 13 footer. If a very bony Brown's might be above the skill level, the stretches down stream should work too, you can camp at the state park or a few scattered BLM sites.
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Old 09-01-2016   #3
 
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Low water will be ok. By easy I mean class 2-3 rapids, nothing where dogs might fall out. Thank you for this. What is the lowest you will go (CFS) to float the Ark


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You can make it down lower but the potential to get super stuck is there
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Platte river out east.

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Running a raft down Browns with overnight gear at 450cfs sounds like the worst trip ever to me. I hate to run it with less than 800. If you do this be prepared to hit a thousand rocks and push your boat off half of them. Just go do the Upper C, easier, safer, great camping, hot springs, ext
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Thanks for that advice. What sections of the upper Colorado do you recommend?


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Gore

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No. Dogs will definitely fall out on Gore

Pumphouse to State Bridge.
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