Elbow River - Elbow Falls to Canyon Creek

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Submitter & Author Information
Route submitted by: 
Admin
Trip Date : 
Route Author: 
Unknown
Additional Route Information
Distance: 
3 km
Duration: 
1 days
Loop Trip: 
No
Portage Information
No. of portages: 
3
Total Portage Distance: 
500 m
Longest Portage: 
150 m
Difficulty Ratings
River Travel: 
Advanced
Lake Travel: 
Not applicable
Portaging: 
Moderate
Remoteness: 
Intermediate
Background Trip Info
Water Levels: 
Route Description
Technical Guide: 

Start below Elbow Falls
Class 2 rapid
P 100 m L around class 6 rapid
Easy fastwater section
P 350 R around class 5 rapids
Section of class 3 rapids
(P on left if required)
Easy section remainder of way to Canyon Creek
Exit at campground at Canyon Creek

Maps Required
Topo Maps (1:50,000): 
82 J/15 Bragg Creek
Topo Maps (1:250,000): 
82 J Kananaskis Lakes
Other
Special Comments: 

Advanced whitewater paddling skills required