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NEW CASTLE TO SILT

Colorado River - colorado
Updated Aug. 21, 2019, 9:15 a.m.
Class
II
Easy
Length
7.6
Miles
Gradient
15.0
Feet / Mile
Status RUNNABLE
Streamflow 2890 cfs
Average 5000 cfs
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Current Weather 92° Sunny
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Sunny, lazy run with abundant wildlife.  Concrete boat ramps provide good access. Weather on the river today will be sunny, with a high near 92. south southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

This run is accessible from 2 public boat access points along the Colorado River.

Season Begins: January & Ends: January



Streamflow Conditions

The New Castle to Silt is currently runnable with streamflow levels at 2890cfs, about -36% below the average runnable rate of 5000cfs. Streamflow levels and subsequent run conditions for New Castle To Silt are sourced from the USGS streamflow gage located at Colorado River Below Glenwood Springs, Co.


Our recommended river levels for paddling this section of the Colorado River are between a bare minimum of 1000cfs and a high of 30000cfs. Paddlers can expect to come across numerous class II obstacles as they float down this 8 mile stretch of the Colorado River.



Weather Overview: 92° Today, Sunny

Over the course of the next 5 days, weather conditions on the river are expected to range between Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. to sunny, with a high near 93. east northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. It doesn't look like there's any substantial snow forecasted this week with air temperatures ranging between 91° - 93°



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