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 2008Tyler Fox: Wavesport Blog
NF Kings at Meadowbrook
NF Kings below Dinkey Creek - CDEC - NKD
Kings at Roger's Crossing - Check Dreamflows.com , and/or Pine Flat hourly
SF Merced at Wawona - CDEC gage site
Merced at Happy Isles - USGS - Merced at Pahono Bridge
Tuolumne above Hetch Hetchy - USGS gauge above Hetch Hetchy
Permits are not required for this reach.
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