The run consists primarily of swiftwater, punctuated by a nice series of standing waves as the river bends to the right beyond an island. Another lesser rapids lies about 1.5 miles further downstream.
An anonymous user provides: Ran the Ford at 1350cfs. There is a short class II rapid section about 20 minutes downstream from the US 2 bridge just after a small island. The rapid section is mostly swift water with some fun waves. Most of the run is flat water with some class I rapids. Total run time was 1 hour 25 minutes. I would not recommend running under 900cfs.
Ran the Ford @ 1350cfs there is a short class II rapid section about 20 minutes downstrem from the US 2 bridge just after a small island in the river. The rapid section is mostly swift water with some fun waves. For most of the run it is flat water with some class I rapids. total run time was 1 hour 25 min. I would not recomend running under 900cfs.
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