First week of June is the historic high water date. Not too much snow this year, but if it melts right you still could have big water. Watch the flow predictions on cbrfc if it looks like it will be above 40k and you have no experience with high water cat then you may want to access your abilities and do more reserch.
The weather should be good, the first truly hot days usually start in June, but it is usually nice.
Biggest water of season during the first two weeks. Hot as hell as June doesn't often have the clouds seen later in the Monsoon season. Fair number of people, especially shorter commercial trips. Fair amount of motor traffic. Some bugs. Brown water.
PS....I think the most enjoyable rapid of the entire trip is Imperial or the one right below, never had a good definition of any difference. Long ClassIII with lots of holes, all done from a boat scout. Just plain good fun.
What are the historical overnight lows that time of the year? I am a New England born boater transplanted here, so I would hate to overpack with cold weather sleeping gear, when I could use that space for more booze and such...
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