RiverMaps Rio Chama New Mexico Guide Book

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The RiverMaps™ Guide to the Rio Chama is the go-to mile-by-mile guide for planning a trip and navigating the Rio Chama, one of the major tributaries of the Rio Grande.
  • Flowing through scenic canyons in northwestern New Mexico, the Rio Chama is forgiving enough for the less experienced but challenging enough to keep the experienced boater's attention.
  • Covers 31 miles of the Rio Chama from put-in at Cooper's El Vado Ranch to the Big Eddy takeout.
  • The first 25 miles of the Rio Chama featured in this guide are designated Wild & Scenic. Permit requirements and regulations are included.
  • Despite its relatively short length, The Rio Chama is one of the more hydrologically altered rivers in the western U.S., and this guide offers recommended minimum flows among other tips.
  • Spiral bound format with full color topo maps on the right side and complete text descriptions on the facing page.
  • Excellent mile by mile information on rapids, campgrounds, geological features, historical sites and reference points.
  • The topo maps are the same scale as the original USGS maps. The contour lines and accurate shape of the river really help you keep track of where you are.
  • The high-quality waterproof paper won't tear and the ink won't bleed even after going through the harshest rapids.
Authors: Duwain Whitis & Barbara Vinson
Copyright: 2017
Size: 9" x 14"
Pages: 23


Weight: 4.8 oz
Subject Matter:
  • Guidebooks
Subject Location: Southwest
Author: Duwain Whitis & Barbara Vinson
Copyright: 2017
Size: 9" x 14"
Pages: 23
  • Waterproof pages
  • Map Pages: USGS color topo reproductions
  • Scale: 2,000 feet per inch (1:24,000)