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Tributary - Homestake Creek Whitewater Kayaking Trip on the Eagle River

Tributary - Homestake Creek Info
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Put In:  .25 mile south of Red Cliff Suspension Bridge
Take Out:  Eagle River confluence
Difficulty:  Class V
Gradient:  480 fpm
Run Length:  .25 miile
Streamflow Comments:  This creek is dependant on current snowpack. On warm days this section is changed due to high elevation snow.
Season Comments:  May, June
Primary Season:  Usually runs during peak snowmelt season
Permit:  None presently required
Character/Similar To:  Continuous class V, usually a great start to Gilman Gorge.
Hazards:  .25 miles of continuous class V, scout this entire run for wood
Water Craft:  kayak
Land Ownership:  Public Forest
Wilderness:  Yes
Location:  In the Rocky Mtn Region (CO), 114 miles (2 hours 8 minutes) West of Denver
Shuttle Logistics: 

Put In: .25 miles south of Red Cliff Suspension Bridge.

Take Out: Confluence with Eagle River. Often time people will take out at the bottom of Gilman Gorge.

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