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Panther Creek    to confluence with Lower Wind River™ ©
Class IV+-V
5Miles
Avg Gradient 150 fpm
Max Gradient 200 fpm

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Zip Code : 98610 General Area
Put In Longitude : -121.86519 Putin
Put In Latitude : 45.8403015
Take Out Longitude : -121.83029 Take Out
Take Out Latitude : 45.7616997
County : Skamania Shuttle
   Gauge Information (Professor Paddle updated levels from Panther Cr. nr Carson at 2/24/2009 11:09:56 AM)
Gauge Forecast Height Current Flow Authority Physical Update
Panther Cr. nr Carson n/a 894  894 ft  Washington State DOE 02/24/2009
Minimum Recomended Level:  0 ft     Maximum Recomended Level:  0 ft 

  Access

Easy access. All on gravel roads, not high clearance.


  Putin Details

Turn onto Wind River Road off of Hwy 30. About 8 miles up, follow right turn off onto Old State Road to immediate left on Panther Creek Road. Follow about 5 miles to Panther Creek Campground.


  Takeout Details

Takeout at Fishing Access at Wind River mouth at Columbia River.



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  Fun Facts

Sweet creek, needs lots (LOTS!) of rain.


   Run Description [Season: Winter-Early Spring]

This creek is pushing Class V and only runs when the Wind is REALLY high. It comes into the Wind below the put-in for the lower, so it must be combined with a lower wind trip. The Wind is cranking when this is running, and although there are only really 3 rapids on the lower wind, they are HUGE at this level.

The creek is 5 miles, really good technical boulder gardens with no significant drops. The last 2 miles to the wind are the steepest, pushing 200fpm.

jblum



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