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THE CHUTE - TOMSICH BUTTE TO HIDDEN SPLENDER

Muddy Creek - utah
Updated Aug. 21, 2019, 8:30 a.m.
Class
II to II+
Easy
Length
15.0
Miles
Gradient
26.8
Feet / Mile
Status TOO LOW
Streamflow 50 cfs
Average 450 cfs
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Current Weather 86° Sunny
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When the water is flowing this is one of the best kayak and IK floats in the entire state of Utah.  It may not be big water with Class III to IV holes and waves but the scenery and experience is incomparable.  When the chute cuts through the reef you are floating between sheer sandstone walls.  Keep an eye out for possible wood hazards but for the most part this is a great class II cruiser. Weather on the river today will be sunny, with a high near 86. south wind 8 to 14 mph.

This run is accessible from 2 public boat access points along the Muddy Creek.

Season Begins: May & Ends: June



Streamflow Conditions

The The Chute - Tomsich Butte to Hidden Splender is currently TOO LOW to be paddled and you could find yourself bottoming out on rocks. Paddlers are advised to exercise caution with streamflow levels at 50cfs, about -88% below the average runnable rate of 450cfs. Streamflow levels and subsequent run conditions for The Chute - Tomsich Butte To Hidden Splender are sourced from the USGS streamflow gage located at Muddy Creek Near Emery, Ut.


Our recommended river levels for paddling this section of the Muddy Creek are between a bare minimum of 180cfs and a high of 700cfs. Paddlers can expect to come across numerous class II to II+ obstacles as they float down this 15 mile stretch of the Muddy Creek.



Weather Overview: 86° Today, Sunny

Over the course of the next 5 days, weather conditions on the river are expected to range between Sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 8 to 14 mph. to sunny, with a high near 90. northwest wind around 9 mph becoming south in the afternoon. It doesn't look like there's any substantial snow forecasted this week with air temperatures ranging between 86° - 90°



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