San Joaquin, North Fork - Sheep Crossing to confluence with Middle Fork

San Joaquin, North Fork, California, US


Sheep Crossing to confluence with Middle Fork

Usual Difficulty V+ (for normal flows)
Length 4 Miles
Avg. Gradient 400 fpm

River Description

 This short in distance journey requires a big commitment in time energy and skill level.   it involves steep class 5+ boulder boating in a canyon that is often walled in.    It also involves a steep downhill hike in to the put in and a steeper and longer uphill hike to get back up to roads from the take out. 

Put in Trail head:  

Take out trail head:

Other Information Sources:  

Darin Mcquoid photos and story from 2008
Tyler Fox: Wavesport Blog


StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2013-08-26 16:00:21


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