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Río Samiljá, Guatemala (area: Cahabón-Polochic; click here for the Guatemala table of rivers)

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Class: IV; Ave. Gradient: 24 m/km; Portages: wood?; Length: 12 + 6 km runout; Time: 4 hours

Season: July to January; rafts? no; Highlights: variety of creeky rapids; Crux move: getting to the PI

Water Quality: good; Water Temperature: not noted

PI: Samiljá I (400m); TO: La Tinta (57m)

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

The Río Samiljá is a sweet little creek with awful road access. Contact me for more information.

Descent History: George Pratsinak and I ran this in December 2007.

Flow Notes: Heavy recent rains are required for this run to have a fun level.

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Nearby Tourist Attractions: not much in this area.

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