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Whitewater River Run

Colorado Colorado River

Horsethief And Ruby Canyons

Class II TO II+ Difficulty


95°, Sunny

The HorseThief and Ruby Canyons river run on the Colorado River offers a thrilling experience for intermediate and advanced paddlers. The river includes Class II and III rapids and several challenging obstacles like rock gardens, small drops, and tight turns. The best time to float this section of water is from May to September, with recommended CFS levels between 1,000 and 5,000. The canyon's towering cliffs and sweeping views make for a breathtaking backdrop to the exciting river run. Overall, it's a fantastic adventure for anyone looking for a thrilling Colorado River experience.

Weather today, Sunny, with a high near 95. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

Status Runnable
Class Level II to II+
Elevation 4,330 ft
Run Length 27.0 Mi
Gradient 5 FPM
Streamflow Discharge 21100 cfs
Gauge Height 9.8 ft
Reporting Streamgage Colorado River Near Colorado-Utah State Line
USGS 09163500

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