If you're going that high anyway, get one with storage. You live in California and are driving long distances to rivers. Having a secure place to carry all your gear will be super handy.
Mine is at 45" when the decks are raised to the highest hole. I can lower them to 38" if I don't need as much space. I've got 22.5" of storage space under the decks at full extension. Enough to store my Yeti 160 and the rest of my gear. I just got back from a trip where we had 2 rafts stacked on top of it and 2 coolers, dry boxes and all the gear underneath. No one ever bought a house and said it had too much storage.
Best part is it's just a regular 6 X 10 utility trailer with some pockets welded on the side and a roller bar on the back. Decks and winch bar were custom made. I can remove the decks and use it as a utility trailer.
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