Originally Posted by BAER
What are the factors you consider when talking about the difficulty of a section? Add your thoughts in the comments below!
Other factors I consider when planning how conservative to be on a particular rapid: weather, chance of rescue in the event of a mishap, flow, water temperature, time of day, consequences of what's below the move I'm about to attempt, and how solid the other boaters with me are. I'm sure there are some more...