Hopkins Creek


Intermediate Canyon - Hopkins Creek

A fun, esthetic, early-season canyon

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  • Intermediate Canyon
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 3.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 900 ft

9am at the Chevron in Randle.

This creek doesn't get a ton of travel, so it's hard to know what conditions will be - could be sporty flow since there's still snow in the catchment. But, the flow is largely fanned out so shouldn't be a problem, and there are no pools to speak of.

I'll send out info on Wednesday 4/12

Dry suit recommended, or 5/5 wetsuit with wind layer.


Hopkins Creek

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Helmet
  • Harness
  • Whistle
  • Variable friction descender
  • Cowstails
  • Ascenders
  • Wetsuit or Dry Suit
  • Pack suitable for keeping things dry
  • Canyon shoes
  • Snacks/Lunch
  • Water filter or water bottle
  • Headlamp
  • Extra webbing & quick links
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