Mangahao / Mangahao Slalom Site (Mangahao Slalom Site)

Info

Class: 
II-III+
Portage?: 
No
Level: 
Flows when Mangahao Power Station is running, typically mornings and evenings.
Gauge: 

Mangahao Slalom: 06 362 7588 (flow phone, Mangaore Stream - min 15 cumecs) or 06 362 7659 (to talk to somebody at the Power Station)

Gradient: 
0.0m/km
Length: 
0.5km
Time: 
90 seconds to full day.
Put in: 
directly below power station.
Take out: 
On river left by concrete block exit. Don't miss the take out its a hassle find other good eddies.
Shuttle: 
2 min walk.
Maps: 
Character: 
Tigh and technical, this is a great section for practicing or playing on.
Hot tip: 
Tags: 
Moderate
National whitewater Slalom Site. It has gates set up, toilets and flood lights for paddling in the dark! But you need a access card from Bivouac in Palmy to use the toilets or lights.

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History: 
Credits: 
NZ Whitewater 4th Edition 2006: 
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