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|Section Length:||0.5km||Version:||0 (History)|
Brief River Description
Three distinct sections:
- Upper: narrow, grade 3
- Middle: flat
- Lower: grade5 cascades
Directions to the Put-in
Beara Peninsula: Take the R571 CastletownBearhaven to Eyeries road passes over this river. Put in is where this road meets the R575 to Allihies.
Directions to the Take-out
Hike back up (easiest) or paddle out to sea and land at the beach in Eyeries
Upper section narrow and overgrown and not worth paddling.
Middle section grade 2 and used by locals for training
Lower section. One big cascade. 2m vertical weir, small pool, bony rapid dropping about 5 or 6 metres at 45 degrees into a rock face. small pool. narrow sluice drop feeding into a sump,undercut on left and rib of rock blocking right. small pool. 3m vertical drop. large eddy. then bony rapids to take out
No known issues. Hiking path with stile runs beside cascades
River level gauge
Walk down to cascades. If the rib of rock in the narrow slot is visible, its good to go.
Yep. That's kind of the point being here.
Author(s)Original Author: Dave Glasswell
Latest Author: Dave Glasswell
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