2009 EddyFlower Vertical Challenge


The competition: Paddle as many vertical feet from May 15th thru June 15th as possible in teams of 1 to 5 people. 6 divisions to choose from. Open to all types and skill levels of paddlers.

Prizes include: Panama kayak trip, Fluid Solo, Predator Helmet camera, Kokatat PFDs, Level Six Spray-skirts, Shred Ready Helmets, Keen Shoes, Smith Sunglasses, Tech 40 Watches, NRS Dry Tops, Aquabound Carbon Paddles, Gaia Water Proof bags, Loki Hoodies and Red Bull.

All proceeds benefit First Descents.

Click here for more information and registration.

Listed below are some of the qualifying local runs and their ‘official’ vertical feet. So get your team together and get after it!

Colorado
Animas River
V+
180
Colorado
Animas River
III
135
Colorado
Animas River
III-
500
Colorado
Animas River
V
2145
Colorado
Canyon Creek
V+
680
Colorado
Cascade Creek
V
200
Colorado
Dolores River
II+
440
Colorado
Dolores River
III
1010
Colorado
Dolores River
III
680
Colorado Escalante Creek Escalante V 880
Colorado Florida River Florida River IV- 300
Colorado
Henson Creek
V
460
Colorado
Henson Creek
IV
360
Colorado
Henson Creek
V+
880
Colorado
Hermosa Creek
IV+
770
Colorado
Lime Creek
V
450
Colorado
Lime Creek
V+
1000
Colorado
Lime Creek (Cascade Creek)
IV+
515
Colorado
Los Pinos River
V+
1300
Colorado
San Juan River
III
250
Colorado
San Juan River
III-
430
Colorado
San Juan River, West Fork
V
600
Colorado
San Miguel River
III
315
Colorado
San Miguel River
III
735
Colorado
San Miguel River
III
500
Colorado South Mineral Creek South Mineral Creek V+ 240
Colorado
Uncompaghre River
IV+
320
Colorado
Uncompahgre River
III-
315
Colorado
Uncompahgre River
V
320
Colorado
Vallecito Creek
V+
245
Colorado Wolf Creek Wolf Creek V 35