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Steyer to Shallmar Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing Trip on the Potomac River-North Branch

Steyer to Shallmar Info
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Put In:  Gormania, WV
Take Out:  Kitzmiller, MD
Difficulty:  Class III , Class IV
Gradient:  55 ft/mi
Run Length:  14 miles
Flow Information (phone):  National Weather Service: 703-260-0305.
Good Level:  4.5-6.5 ft
Permit:  None presently required
Character/Similar To:  A classic run with numerous hydraulics,a high gradient, rock gardens and several Class IV ledge drops.
Hazards:  Strainers, ledges, and bridge pilings
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan,raft
Land Ownership:  Mixed
Wilderness:  No
Location:  In the Mid-Atlantic (MD), 208 miles West of Annapolis

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Northeastern Kayak Clubs
  • Canoe Cruisers Association
  • Greater Baltimore Canoe Club
  • Monocacy Canoe Club