In the lower part of the run there is 150 yards of roadside III+/IV-, which splits the run into an upper section that is more beginner friendly, then the lower section, which can pack a punch at higher water. This stretch can be portaged, or you can just set your shuttle above it if you want. Below there is hard to scout without going into some private campgrounds; please be courteous.
===A teacup diagram of the Pineview and Causey reservoir levels can be found here:http://www.usbr.gov/uc/water/basin/index.html http://www.usbr.gov/uc/water/basin/index.html#tab-2
They must have heard you! No fences and only one river wide log easily seen and portaged in May 2018. 175 cfs is plenty of water for packrafts. We put in at the dam.
6 years ago
900 and 1150 were good levels for the upper section in 2011. It would be a rare year that sees more than that on this run.
Above 600 the lower section crux is probably class IV.
At 400 cfs, our group concensus was IV-.
In a low water year like 2015, the crux section to the takeout was fun, if a bit bumpy, as low as 120 cfs.
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