Top Ten Wild Whitewater Rafting Trips

Sixmile Creek, Alaska
Gorp.com

Difficulty: Class V

Season: May through September

Trip Length: Half-day to one day

Sixmile Creek is a comfortable distance from Anchorage. However, it is not a comfortable river. Sixmile has similar character to many Washington and Oregon whitewater runs: lush forest, deep canyons, and tremendous rapids. The river is easily accessible from Seward Highway. Sixmile Creek has three distinct sections. The Upper Canyon rates a Class IV. The toughest stretch is the lower canyon, where the river rampages along at a constant Class V for two killer miles.


Published: 30 Apr 2002 | Last Updated: 15 Sep 2010
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication

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