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Mopán River, Belize (area: central; click here for the Belize table of rivers)

river photo

Class: II; Ave. Gradient: 1 m/km; Portages: none; Length: up to 30 km; Time: up to 6 hours.

Season: year-round; rafts? yes; Highlights: forest, iguanas; Crux move: applying sunscreen.

Water Quality: ok; Water Temperature: warm.

PI: Arenal (elev: 100m) or San Jose Soccotz (elev: 80m); TO: Bullet Tree Falls or above.

Description: (click here for general notes about my descriptions)

A full description is in the Mayan Whitewater: Chiapas & Belize guidebook.

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