American River, North Fork - Royal Gorge (Soda Springs to Tadpole Creek)

Scott's Drop

Rapid Details

Name Scott's Drop
Class V to V+

This is a double drop with each drop being about 50 feet in height for a total of 100 feet.  This is the crux of the Royal Gorge.


Scout, portage and setup what safety you can from river left.

Recommended Flows Minimum: 700.0
Maximum: 2000.0
Length Feet
Elevation 4049.03 Feet
Coordinates Lat - 39.23596453
Long - -120.43420281

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