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West Glacier, MT

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Whitebird to Fireman's Point Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing Trip on the Stillwater River

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Whitebird to Fireman's Point Info
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Put In:  Fishing Access near Whitebird
Take Out:  Fishing Access near Fireman's Point
Difficulty:  Class III
Gradient:  45 fpm
Run Length:  4.5 miles
Good Level:  1000-3000 cfs
Streamflow Comments: 

Around 1000 cfs, Beartooth Drop is the challenge.  When the flow reaches 3000 cfs, "Mad Max" is the rapid to look for.

Season Comments:  May, June, July
Primary Season: 
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan,raft
Camping on River:  Yes, at the put-in.
Location:  In the Rocky Mtn Region (MT), of
Shuttle Logistics: 

To get to the put-in from Columbus:

1. Head west on E Pike Ave toward Pratten St
105 ft
2. Take the 1st left onto MT-78 S/Pratten St
6.9 mi
3. Turn right at W Whitebird Creek Rd
0.5 m

To get to the take-out from White Bird:

1. Head southeast toward W Whitebird Creek Rd
0.3 mi
2. Continue straight onto W Whitebird Creek Rd
0.2 mi
3. Turn left at MT-78 N
4.5 mi
4. Turn left at Country Creek Rd/Countryman Creek Rd
0.3 mi

Whitebird to Fireman's Point on the Stillwater River

This run is a fun playground for watercraft of all types.  Beartooth Drop is a riverwide pour-over.  Mad Max is a fun wavetrain. 

Last Edited by josho on 5/25/2011

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