When we first packrafted the Lech River in 2013, it was clear that we will come back one day - in May 2018 we did.
- Flow Rate: ca. 27m³/sec
- Water level: ca. 270 cm
- Water Temperature: 7 degrees C
has had an excellent site with the latest data for Steeg. Steeg was also the place where we entered the river, however, it should be safe to enter the river a little bit more upstream in case you want to extend the trip (GPS:
47.24770, 10.26651). This extension is still not too crazy.
We got out in Weissenbach close to the second bridge (GPS:
47.44024, 10.64575). It took us almost a complete day including breaks etc. There were no super difficult parts in the river but compared to the Reuss 1 2 or the Limmat River, this river does not let you chill, you need to be constantly alarmed.
Nevertheless, the Lech is definitively a highly recommended rafting river. Especially due to the unlimited hike+raft combinations the area offers. We will come back, for sure!