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Colorado River - colorado
Updated Aug. 21, 2019, 8:15 a.m.
II+ to III
Feet / Mile
Streamflow 2910 cfs
Average 5000 cfs
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Current Weather 92° Sunny
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Less crowded than the Shoshone and Grizzly Creek runs.  Some splashy waves including the Glenwood whitewater park and South Canyon rapid. 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 just a single access point, Access - South Canyon, located along the Colorado River.

Season Begins: January & Ends: January

Streamflow Conditions

The Two Rivers to South Canyon is currently runnable with streamflow levels at 2910cfs, about -36% below the average runnable rate of 5000cfs. Streamflow levels and subsequent run conditions for Two Rivers To South Canyon 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 1 class II+ to III obstacles as they float down this 5 mile stretch of the Colorado River.

Whitewater Rapids

Obstacle Class Elevation
South Canyon Rapid Class III 5665.23 Feet

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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