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Goat Range Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing Trip on the Lochsa River

Pipeline Wave
Morning Glory Rapid
Lochsa Falls at 7500 cfs Cliffside Rapid Big Hit in a Paddle Raft Backwards Raft in Ten Pin Rapid Correct Run in Ten Pin Rapid
Ten Pin Rapid in the Spring Runoff at 8 feet Ten Pin Rapid in the Late Fall at .5 feet

Goat Range Info
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Put In:  Fish Creek
Take Out:  Split Creek Pack Bridge
Difficulty:  Class III , Class IV
Gradient:  29 ft/mi
Run Length:  9 miles
Current Streamflow:  1110 cfs @ 12/14/2016 10:00 AM - LOCHSA RIVER NR LOWELL ID, reading taken from USGS
Good Level:  1,000-20,000 cfs
Season Comments:  April, May, June, July, August
Permit:  None presently required.
Character/Similar To:  Rough, steep and swift with big surfing waves, big holes and rock/boulder gardens.
Hazards:  Continuous rapids and scarce eddies at high water; logs.
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan,raft
Land Ownership:  Mostly National Forest
Wilderness:  No
Camping on River:  Many excellent USFS campgrounds along the river.
Location:  In the Rocky Mtn Region (ID), 274 miles Northeast of Boise
Shuttle Logistics: 

Put-in: On the right bank off US 12 at mile 120.

Take-out: On the right bank off US 12 at mile 112.

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