Rafted the South Fork from the headwaters at the confluence of Young & Danaher Creeks to Mid Creek take out last week. Gage ranged from 7.7 ft to 7 ft. Floating was good at this height. Rapids, mostly below Black Bear Creek, were easily run.
Letter from John Craighead on the issue of dams and the need for wild rivers.
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