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Dead Man's Curve to Deerfield River Whitewater Kayaking Trip on the Cold River

Dead Man's Curve to Deerfield River Info
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Put In:  Dead Man's Curve
Take Out:  Cold/Deerfield Confluence
Difficulty:  Class IV
Gradient:  124 ft/mi
Run Length:  4.3 miles
Good Level:  1-7 ft on the Mohawk Bridge gauge
Season Comments:  March, April, May
Primary Season:  unpredictable flows; after snow melt or rain
Permit:  None presently required
Character/Similar To:  Steep and technical with large holes, narrow chutes and opportunities for play.
Hazards:  Pinball and Joe's Rock
Water Craft:  kayak
Land Ownership:  Mixed
Wilderness:  No
Camping on River:  No
Location:  In the Northeastern U.S. (MA), 148 miles Northwest of Boston
Shuttle Logistics:  Put-in: Dead Man's Curve is located on Route 2 some 6.5 miles west of Charlemont, Massachussetts.

Take-out: Located just above the Cold/Deerfield Confluence on the right bank.