Full little rapid. There is a Boof line. There is a little hole that forms at the bottom.
Many lines depending on level. You can boof on river right and land into a eddy at most levels
Nice little Slide. It gets kinda tight.
The best rapid. Can be walked via the river right side. Small rapid before the drop. Most people run this rapid on river left via a huge boof. Land it and paddle out. take out
As of 5/8/12, there are several strainers within this section of river, left over from Hurricane Irene and high flows since then. Some are inconsequential, but others pose a hazard and must be avoided by walking around or careful maneuvering. The river is narrow in many places, making the strainers challenging to avoid in some spots. Be prepared to encounter them, but enjoy a wonderful run on this river as well!
ran it around 1200 cfs and it was a lot of fun however keep a constant eye out for strainers because its a narrow section and there were plenty to be found. A river wide (big tree) strainer between flat rock and moose wedge with an easy portage on river left. Just after snowmobile bridge there is a small novice playwave that forms with easy eddy access. Great run!!!
9 years ago
by Mark Lacroix
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The Vermont Supreme Court decided today that whitewater boaters have the right to paddle on the Green River. The Supreme Court affirmed the decision by the Environmental Division of the Superior Court that required the hydropower project on the Green River in Morrisville to provide three annual scheduled releases. This is a precedent setting decision because it establishes that whitewater boating is a designated and existing use protected under the Clean Water Act, that scheduled releases are necessary to protect that use, and that Vermont ANR failed to meet its burden to show that providing scheduled release would result in a lowering of water quality.
The Vermont Superior Court sided with American Whitewater in a long-running dispute with the state over whitewater boating on the Green River in Morrisville. The Court overturned state restrictions that would have eliminated any meaningful opportunity for boaters to enjoy this extraordinary river and required scheduled releases in a ground breaking decision.
In response to of the state’s draft basin plan for southern Vermont, American Whitewater and scores of boaters pressed the state to support the expansion of releases on the West River. Restrictions by the Corps of Engineers and Agency of Natural Resources have led to the elimination of nearly all scheduled boating opportunities on the West River over the past two decades, eliminating recreation opportunity and hurting the local economy. AW and its partners have been working to restore these releases.
A hardy group of northeast boaters climbed into the natural river channel below a hydropower dam to participate in a flow study designed to assess whether whitewater flows should be restored to this dewatered river reach on the Connecticut River. While significant obstacles remain, this site has the potential for providing instruction, playboating, and a big water feature that that could be run throughout much of the year and provide a much needed boost to the local economy.
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