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Río Mocá-Bravo, lower, Guatemala (area: Pacific Suchi; click here for the Guatemala table of rivers)

Class: II+; Ave. Gradient: 3 m/km; Portages: none; Length: 18 km; Time: 2.5 hours

Season: June to October; rafts? no; Highlights: easy run; Crux move: catching the water

Water Quality: poor; Water Temperature: medium

PI: CA-2 bridge (110 m); TO: El Arisco (55 m)

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

The Lower Río Mocá provides one of the few long class II runs in the country. However, it has a lot of flat water and is usually too low for good paddling.

A full description is in the Mayan Whitewater Guatemala guidebook.

Descent History: Matt Hartell of Old Town Outfitters joined me for this one in September 2005.

Flow Notes: If you see a boatable flow at the CA-2 highway, you are in luck!

Nearby Tourist Attractions: El Semillero beach.

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