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

river photo

(photo courtesy of Tony Rath)

Class: III; Ave. Gradient: 9 m/km; Portages: waterfalls and shallow rapids; Length: up to 30 km; Time: 4 days

Season: July to November; rafts? no; Highlights: true adventure; Crux Move: repelling in

Water Quality: very good; Water Temperature: medium.

PI: deep in the Maya Mountains (elev: 300 m) or lower; TO: Hummingbird Highway bridge.

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

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

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