I haven't done it but Swallows Canyon between canon city and pueblo reservoir seemed like some logistics were involved. I'm sure someone here has done it but I remember it being full of private land and flows were not always conducive to running it with diversions or something.
You would have to put in below the dam between Canon City and Florence which I think is a challenge, then lots of industrial stuff around the portland plant and rail traffic. It may then be hard to find a place to take out before Pueblo reservoir so you might need a tow across that.
Has any one done the Florence to Pueblo reservoir or the swallows river float recently? If so how was it. Can it be done with a regular kayak or do you need a WW / river play kayaks/ skirt? We did this last year and there was a downed tree and we found a very long dead body— had to walk out to contact help... and we lost our phones that trip... was thinking if we go earlier in the year it might turn out better ?
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