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Difficulty III-IV(V)
Length 0.1 Miles
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Reach Info Last Updated 08/05/2006 3:58 am

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Rapid Lightning creek is a fun short creek run near Sandpoint, Idaho.


Directions:

Take hwy 2 north from sandpoint.
Take a RIGHT on Colburn Culver Road.
After a few miles on Colburn Culver take a LEFT on Rapid Lighting rd (At the elementary school).
Drive up that road until you see whitewater. It is a Hike and Huck.

It is maybe 200 feet of class 4 followed by 250 yards of class 3+ runnout. It is pool drop at lower levels.

The first slide drops maybe 10-12 feet. It has a nasty slot in the middle of it. But as my group proved it is clean of wood as of June 2006.

Very fun run, although short. Worth doing if you are in the area.

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Eric Cox
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8 years ago

The log in the slot has somehow moved to the river right side of the slide. It's no longer in the slot which significantly reduces the risk of getting pinned if you are off your line and end up in the slot, but the standard line is on the river right. It can still be run on the right but the log is right in the middle of the slide on the bottom right.

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