Gunnison River Gorge

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Gunnison River Gorge

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Went rafting in the Gunnison Gorge in western Colorado last week, just downstream of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison Nat'l Park. Beautiful and remote--highly recommended if you get the chance. Class III-IV rapids, dam controlled so navigable all summer, although the water was low and rapids more technical. Known for it's trout fishing, we were in a minority in that we didn't, but saw plenty of fish as we floated by. We were lucky enough to end up with a private trip with just my wife and I and the guide, which made it even more special. Access is limited for commercial groups, so you won't see many other people. And if you're up to it, there's a couple trails you can hike in and camp--although I'm probably not up to hiking out anymore :? .
79: worked RH, 01: BI-DB-RH, 02: MC-LR-WL-CH, 05: MI-CI-MB-DF-RH-TM-RH, 09: MC-BI-DN-RH, 11: WC-HC-WC, 12: MC-CB-HL-TH, 13: RH-PI, 14: BI-ML-CI-CH-MB, 16: RH-CI-TI-RH, 17: WI-IM-SB-FL-WC, 18: MC-PC-BI-DB-RH-DF
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