The Rapids are all straight forward but I would prepare for snow rain rock falls etc. I've been down yampa in April when it's tshirts and margaritas and I've been down in May when it snowed the whole trip. Watch out for them skunks at jones hole. One surprised me in my vestibule after a late night groover run.
Got off the Yampa last week in mixed group of rafts, canoes, and packrafts, 6 days, flow between 1,700 cfs and about 3,000. Beautiful trip with nothing to be concerned about. Restocking fresh water is a challenge (Echo Park water still off for the winter) and 14 deg mornings and a little snow made fires and an extra layer or 2 of warm clothes especially nice. Warm Springs was easy at that flow but worth scouting.
We're taking 5 days, so we probably won't catch up to you; I hear there is a group leaving the day after us who are doing it in 4 days -- we'll most likely see them, but that's it at 1 launch per day.
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