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Great Northern Whitewater Resort/Glacier River School
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West Glacier, MT

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River/Guide school Great Northern Resort has a 36 year history of providing whitewater and fishing trips on the Flathead River in (more...)
 
 
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Day Stretch Whitewater Kayaking Trip on the Clarks Fork Yellowstone River



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Day Stretch Info
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Put In:  Three Miles South of Chief Joseph Hwy Turnoff
Take Out:  Three Miles Downstream
Difficulty:  Class IV , Portage 2
Gradient:  51 fpm
Run Length:  4 miles
Good Level:  800-3000 cfs
Streamflow Comments: 
Season Comments:  June, July, August
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Location:  In the Rocky Mtn Region (MT,WY), of
Shuttle Logistics: 

To get to the put-in from Cooke City:

Head east on Hwy 212 to the turn off for the Chief Joseph Highway.  Go south about three miles to a pull out for a historical stop. 

To get to the take-out:

Continue south downstream about three miles to where the Chief Joseph Hwy crosses the river. 


Day Stretch on the Clarks Fork Yellowstone River

After the put-in is a quick warm up rapid before Coin Slot (V+) which is normally portaged on either side.  Some class IV rapids lead to Adrenaline, the second class V+.  Portage on the left.  After Adrenaline, a fun slot drop is followed by some play spots.  The last mile is flat.  The take-out for Day Stretch is the put-in for the Honeymooner. 


Last Edited by josho on 5/25/2011
 



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