I say go ahead and row the canyon. Pinball at 250 cfs isnt fun at all but this will prove your worthy in the new family's eyes when you hercules the boat off 4 wd rock and into the current. #5 in the staircase would be a bit to row with all those folks. Raft Ripper at 250, You might as well make them walk that rapid as you row it your self down. Teach them the lowside move, it is way more important at 250 cfs. It can always be done, it actually adds to the fun. Bring lots of beer!
A hole so big, it sucked the leaves off the tree.