My girlfriend and i rand this at 2.9 too low although the twin giants were still runnable. Stay left on this rapid as the hydraulic to the right will hold you then spit you under the second large boulder, there is also a log pinned under the same boulder. Would be very fun about a foot higher.
6 years ago
by Michael Oyler
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