[quote=Loaner;81079]Ok, I see there may be something for me in the first nine miles. Anything but the fence to watch out for? Is it as easily scouted as the Drake section?
The narrows section is scoutable, but I'd really want it to be at least
500cfs for that. Even then watch out for sharp rocks.
The section from Viestenz-Smith park down to the dam above
the narrows is generally nice class III. There's one rapid that
we never decided if it was III+ or IV-, I'll find out today. But
you can't scout this section from the road. All but that one
is read and run, and that one is in a canyon section where
the river goes away from the road. Portage can be done
on river left or right. Coming up on it you have a big rock
wall on river right as the river bends sharply left, and then
bends right again.
Nice wavetrain (at 500+ again, we'll see at 400) at the
putin at V-S park.