- Last Updated on Friday, 15 February 2013 14:08
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(Severn/ Rheidol catchment and north)
STANLEY EMBANKMENT (Tidal playspot) - Anglesey's saltwater playspot.
RIVER BANWY (and part of the Vrynwy) - a gorgeous paddle.
RIVER DEE (Corwen to Horseshoe Falls) - pleasant touring.
RIVER DEE (Llangollen to Ty Mawr Park/ Newbridge) - the site of the UK's first canoe slalom.
RIVER DEE (Ty Mawr Country Park to Overton Bridge) - easier paddling.
AFON DWYFACH - tree-strewn adventure on the Lleyn Peninsula.
RIVER GLASLYN (Llyn Dinas to Beddgelert) - easy WW below Snowdon.
RIVER LLUGWY (Plas y Brenin to Pont Cyfyng) - a popular beginners trip.
MONTGOMERY CANAL - placid touring.
AFON RHEIDOL (Capel Bangor to Aberystwyth) - gentle cruise to the sea.
AFON RHIW - exciting whitewater near Llandiloes.
AFON SEVERN (Newtown to Abermule) - including a high water playspot.
RIVER TRYWERYN (Campsite to Bala) - includes the tricky Bala Mill Falls.
AFON WNION (Bontnewydd to A493 Bridge) - easier section than the classic Wnion gorge.
AFON ALED (Llansannan to Elwy confluence) - easy WW.
AFON ALWEN - continuous grade 2-3 near Corwen.
AFON ARDDU (Upper Section to Llanberis Falls) - Snowdon ditch.
AFON ARDDU (Llanberis Falls to Llanberis) - short run near Llanberis.
RIVER ARTRO - a grade 3 river near Harlech.
AFON CEIRW (Upper section) - can be added to the lower section with a big portage.
AFON CEIRW (Lower section) - a nice intermediate trip.
RIVER CONWY (Ysbyty Ifan to Rhydlanfair Bridge) - a great grade 3 trip.
RIVER CLYWEDOG - Dam release near Llanidloes.
AFON CYNFAL (Bont Newydd to Pont Tal y Bont) - Tree-choked, but with potential.
RIVER DEE (Horseshoe Falls to Llangollen Town Weir) - a classic river, famous for the Mike Jones Rallies.
AFON DULAS (Forge Dulas, near Machynlleth) - a river with everything!
AFON DULAS (Tylwch to Llanidloes) - Severn tributary.
AFON DWYFOR - a larger volume Tryweryn on the Lleyn Peninsula.
RIVER DYFI - grade 3-5 run near Dinas Mawddwy.
AFON EDEN - usually combined with the lower Mawddach.
AFON ELWY - Llanfair Talhaiarn to Bont-newydd
AFON GAIN - great spate grade 4-5 leading into the upper Mawddach.
AFON GAM - spate river near the Banwy.
AFON GLASLYN (Cwm Dyli Power Station to Llyn Gwynant - frantic spate stream at the head of the valley.
RIVER GLASLYN (Aberglaslyn Gorge) - one of the best short sections of whitewater in the UK.
AFON IWRCH (SJ120291 to Bridge at SJ 134267) - adventurous creek in the Berwyn Mountains.
CWM LLAN (Main Falls to treeline) - spate ditch on Snowdon.
AFON LLEDR (Blaenau Dolwyddelan to Pont y Pant) - Mostly easy but with some big rapids.
RIVER LLUGWY (Upper section to Capel Curig) - a narrow spate trip.
RIVER LLUGWY (Pont Cyfyng to Forestry Falls) - great grade 3 paddling in high water.
RIVER LLUGWY (Swallow Falls to Miners bridge) - short run with a nasty portage!
RIVER LLUGWY (Miner's Bridge to Betws y Coed) - short but worthwhile.
RIVER LLYFNI - Grade 2-3 to the sea, south of Caernarfon.
RIVER MAWDDACH (upper section to Eden confluence) - great trip through quiet forests.
RIVER MAWDDACH (lower section from Eden confluence) - often run along with the Afon Eden.
AFON NANTYGWYRYD - There's only one line on this ditch...downhill!
RIVER OGWEN (Ogwen Bank Falls to A55 Bridge) - a true classic Grade 4 trip.
AFON PRYSOR (Upper section) - spate paddling near Llyn Trawsfynydd.
RIVER TRYWERYN (Llyn Celyn Dam to Campsite)- a superb year-round facility for paddlers.
AFON TWRCH (Lake Bala) - small ditch with some good falls.
AFON TWRCH (Banwy tributary) - Grade 3 but needs rain.
RIVER TWYMYN - Grade 3, big and bouncy when full.
RIVER VYRNWY (Lake Vyrnwy Dam to Pont Llogel) - a dam-fed intermediate trip.
RIVER VYRNWY (Pont Llogel to Pont Robert) - more of the same.
AFON WNION (Bridge off A494 to Bontnewydd) - grade 4 gorges near Dolgellau.
RIVER CLYWEDOG (Torrent Walk) - steep boney falls near Dolgellau.
RIVER CONWY (Rhydlanfair Bridge to Penmachno Bridge) - a short section with an interesting takeout.
RIVER COLWYN - a great addition to the Aberglaslyn Gorge.
RIVER CONWY (Fairy Glen) - a classic gorge paddle.
RIVER EINION - Hairy waterfall run near Furnace.
RIVER GAMLAN - headbanging Mawddach tributary.
CWM LLAN - Steep carry-in and steep paddling on Snowdon.
RIVER LLEDR (Pont y Pant to Beaver Pool) - a moderate trip with plenty of harder sections.
NANT PERIS (Pont y Cromlech to Gwastadnant) - a steep run from Pen y Pass.
AFON LLIW - West End of Bala Lake to Llanuwchilyn
AFON RHEIDOL (Ponterwyd to Parson's Bridge) - paddling and portaging.
AFON RHEIDOL (Parson's Bridge to Allt Y Gigfran footbridge) - very committing, take your climbing gear!
RIVER TRYWERYN (Above Llyn Celyn) - rarely paddled spate section, hugely variable in difficulty.