Upper-Upper Ten Mile

This section is rarely run but does go in a big year. If Ten Mile is going well then there's enough for this, which is technically the S. Fork of TenMile Creek. Put in on the road to Leadville where the river goes under the road near the base of Climax Mine's lower tailings pond. A pre scout for wood is recommended. I clear expect Class III/IV boogie water and mini-canyon. Take out at the Copper Gas Station or continue downstream to class V Upper Ten Mile.

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Ten Mile Creek are between a bare minimum of 600cfs and a high of 1,000cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 09050100, the Tenmile Creek Bl North Tenmile C Remember only watercraft are permitted at Upper-Upper Ten Mile.

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Area Hydrology

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Gore Creek Abv Red Sandstone Creek At Vail
USGS 09066325
126 cfs 6.0 ft
S Clear Cr Abv Lwr Cabin Cr Res Spilwy Nr Georgtwn
USGS 06714500
30 cfs 1.4 ft
Eagle R Bl Wastewater Treatment Plant At Avon
USGS 09067020
476 cfs 4.4 ft
Middle Boulder Creek At Nederland
USGS 06725500
143 cfs 1.9 ft
Roaring Fork River Ab Lost Man C
USGS 09072550
4 cfs 1.2 ft
Ewing Ditch At Tennessee Pass
USGS 09062000
2 cfs 0.3 ft
South Fork Of Williams Fork Near Leal
USGS 09035900
67 cfs 2.8 ft
Fraser River At Upper Sta
USGS 09022000
24 cfs 1.3 ft
Fall River Near Idaho Springs
USGS 06717000
-888 cfs 4.4 ft
Clear Creek Abv West Fork Clear Creek Nr Empire Co
USGS 06715000
163 cfs 4.5 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change

Outdoor Recreation

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Peak One 74 9,030 ft
Horseshoe 19 10,538 ft
Sugar Loaf 11 8,989 ft
Kite Lake 5 12,043 ft
Pine Cove 56 9,022 ft
Gore Creek 25 8,720 ft
Fourmile 14 10,824 ft
Prairie Point 33 8,002 ft
Blue River 24 8,472 ft
Weston Pass 14 10,277 ft
Mcdonald Flats 13 7,955 ft
Lowry 24 9,068 ft
Prospector 107 9,105 ft
Davis Springs 7 7,984 ft
Heaton Bay 81 9,072 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Copper Mountain Resort 48" 68° 0"
Loveland 57" 60° 0"
SolVista Basin at Granby Ranch 57" 47° 6.06"
Breckenridge Ski Resort 48" 68° 0"
Ski Cooper 29" 61° 0"
Arapahoe Basin 57" 60° 0"
Vail 40" 65° 0"
Keystone Resort 36" 63° 0"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Numbers 183.0cfs 4.9 Mi III+ to IV+
Lower Blue (Green Mountain to Spring Creek) 97.6cfs 3.8 Mi II+ to III
Lower (Bottom Four) 38.3cfs 1.0 Mi V to V+
Dowd Chute 150.0cfs 1.0 Mi III+ to IV+
Lower Snake 14.2cfs 4.0 Mi III to III+
Upper Ten Mile 60.5cfs 2.0 Mi IV+ to V
Pine Creek (Granite to Numbers) 183.0cfs 6.0 Mi III+ to V-
Middle Ten Mile 60.5cfs 3.0 Mi III+ to IV
Lower Blue (Green Mountain to Spring Creek) 97.6cfs 3.8 Mi II+ to III
Upper Gore Creek 56.9cfs 4.0 Mi II+ to III
Silverthorne Town Run 42.4cfs 0.5 Mi II to III-
Breckenridge Whitewater Park (Town Run) 57.4cfs 0.25 Mi II+ to III
Fractions 183.0cfs 7.0 Mi III to III+
Gore Canyon 552.0cfs 9.0 Mi IV to V+
Upper-Upper Ten Mile 60.5cfs 3.0 Mi III+ to IV-
Lower Ten Mile 60.5cfs 3.0 Mi II to III
Clear Creek of the Arkansas 12.9cfs 2.5 Mi IV+ to V-
Milk Run 183.0cfs 4.0 Mi II+ to III-
Lower Blue (Green Mountain to Spring Creek) 97.6cfs 3.8 Mi II+ to III
Lower Blue (Green Mountain to Spring Creek) 97.6cfs 3.8 Mi II+ to III
Upper Gore Creek 56.9cfs 4.0 Mi II+ to III
Upper Blue (Blue River CG to Columbine Landing) 179.0cfs 3.0 Mi III to IV-
Browns Canyon (Fisherman's Bridge to Stone Bridge) 730.0cfs 13.0 Mi III to IV-
Buena Vista Whitewater Park 730.0cfs 1.0 Mi II+ to III+