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Low Flow Pics of Sunshine and S-Turns

Hey everyone! Ran the Gorge today with a few people, (They were in a Shredder, and I was in my kayak.) (Friday) with flows around 320-ish. Had an awesome time on the river and had a Clean Run! Took some photos of S-Turns and Sunshine as we scouted it, and then ran it nice and clean. Thought I'd share some photos with all of you!
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what are the "S-Turns"?
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what are the "S-Turns"?
From what I was told, The S-Turns are the Rapid right above/before Sunshine Falls. (The Top 2 photos) DO others call this something different or, nothing at all?
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The S-turns are the low water raft moves at the top and bottom of the rapid. There are ways to cheat them but I've always thought they make the rapid more interesting. Kayaks can avoid most of this nonsense by just plowing down the right side.

At the top: River Right to River Center to River Right and back to River Center.
At the bottom: River Center to River Left to River Right and then hopefully to River Center
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at normal flows that's all sunshine rapid.
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