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Moose Creek Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing Trip on the Selway River


Moose Creek Info
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Put In:  Dolph Creek
Take Out:  Meadow Creek
Difficulty:  Class III , Class IV , Class V , Portage Six miles to the put in.
Gradient:  53 feet per mile
Run Length:  43 miles
Good Level:  700-1500 cfs
Season Comments:  June, July
Permit:  A permit for the Selway is required.
Hazards:  Logs require mandatory portages especially in the beginning.
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan
Location:  In the Rocky Mtn Region (ID), of
Shuttle Logistics:  The take-out is Selway Falls, south of Lowell, ID and nineteen miles upstream on Selway Road. This is the same take-out as the traditional Selway run. To get to the put-in turn off Hwy 12 onto Elk Summit Road one mile east of Powell Ranger Station. Drive over White Sand and Crooked Fork bridges to FS Road 360. Continue about 20 miles over Savage Pass and Elk Summit to Hoodoo Lake. At Hoodoo Lake follow FS 486 to the fork with trail 939. Hiking starts here; head to the left and down into Moose Creek.

Moose Creek on the Selway River
The run begins through a log-choked alpine meadow. Some must be portaged. The river continues through a series of emerald pools. Downstream, the whitewater picks up and continues through some fire-scarred wilderness to the confluence of the Selway. Keep your Selway permit with you.

Last Edited by josho on 3/8/2011
 



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