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

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West Fork of Rock Creek Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing Trip on the Clark Fork River



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West Fork of Rock Creek Info
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Put In:  Fire Road 5071
Take Out:  Three Miles Downstream
Difficulty:  Class III 150 cfs , Class IV 275-400 cfs , Portage 1
Gradient:  100 fpm
Run Length:  2 miles
Good Level:  150-400 cfs
Streamflow Comments: 
Season Comments:  May, June
Primary Season: 
Permit: 
Water Craft:  kayak
Location:  In the Rocky Mtn Region (MT), of
Shuttle Logistics: 

To get to the put-in from Hamilton:


1. Head east on Pinckney St toward N 3rd St
0.2 mi
2. Turn right at US-93 S/N 1st St
2.9 mi
3. Turn left at MT-38 E/Skalkaho Hwy
This road may be seasonally closed
30.9 mi
4. Turn right at County Rd 5071
2.6 mi

To get to the take-out:

Head down Hwy 38 and pick a spot.


West Fork of Rock Creek on the Clark Fork River

Most of the action is at the beginning of the run with some two to five foot drops.  The run mellows out to class III.  It is a great practice run for a beginning creek boater. 


Last Edited by josho on 5/23/2011
 



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