Arm River

Arm Falls

Verified! Steep Creek Advanced Waterfalls CLASS V

 

West Coast. Mole Creek

Contributed by Daniel Harris

 

Class: V+

Season: All year round

Time: 2 hours

Length: 10km

Level: Assess on site

Shuttle: Nil

Character: Park and huck

Suits: Boats suited to vertical flight

Easy walk to a very sweet waterfall with a deep pool. Can also paddle from the falls down to the road. Is basically a very rocky grade 2 creek, with some technical grade 3 bits, takes about 30 min.

I would like to add to the comment that the section upstream is very pretty g3 creeking with a g5+ gorge (portaged) just before the falls. And also another 2k of g2 after the falls to the c171 road, which is where the gauge is.

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Putting In: The put in is about 8k upstream at a bridge on arm river road or walk in about 3k upstream at cattlegrid on the road (flat from bridge to that point).

Taking Out: Take out at falls or paddle 2k of fast g2 to the C171 road at lkm parangana.

Camping: At the Arm River Camp or at the weir near the road.

Entry Date: 14 October 2003

Verified Date: 9 December 2003

Verified by: Tim Wallace

Comments: Can verify the Arm falls write up. There is a very fun & committing looking gorge upstream that probably warrants attention, and a gauge exists at the weir above the road bridge, 2km below the falls. 0.95m was ideal.

 

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