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Whitewater River Run

Colorado Colorado River

South Canyon To Riverbend (Tibbet's)

Class II TO III Difficulty


89°, Sunny Then Slight Chance T-Storms

The South Canyon to Riverbend Tibbet's section of the Colorado River offers class III and IV rapids through beautiful canyons. There are several notable obstacles, including Skull Rapid and S.O.B. Rapid, which require careful maneuvering. This section is best floated from May to September with a recommended flow of 1,200-3,000 cfs. Overall, this river run offers a exciting and challenging experience for intermediate to advanced paddlers.

Weather today, A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 3pm and 4pm. Sunny, with a high near 89. East southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Status Runnable
Class Level II to III
Elevation 5,707 ft
Run Length 3.5 Mi
Gradient 15 FPM
Streamflow Discharge 15500 cfs
Gauge Height 8.7 ft
Reporting Streamgage Colorado River Below Glenwood Springs
USGS 09085100

Nearby Streamflow Levels

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Roaring Fork River At Glenwood Springs
USGS 09085000
5,570 cfs 6.1 ft
Yampa River Above Stagecoach Reservoir
USGS 09237450
67 cfs 2.5 ft
White River Near Meeker
USGS 09304500
2,260 cfs 4.7 ft
Yampa River Below Stagecoach Reservoir
USGS 09237500
65 cfs 2.9 ft
Colorado River Below Glenwood Springs
USGS 09085100
15,500 cfs 8.7 ft
Eagle River Below Gypsum
USGS 09070000
3,130 cfs 7.3 ft
Colorado River Near Dotsero
USGS 09070500
10,200 cfs 9.1 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change

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