Snake River - Hells Canyon (Hells Canyon Dam to Pittsburg Landing)

Wild Sheep Rapid

Rapid Details

Name Wild Sheep Rapid
Class IV

This is the first class IV you will encounter.  There are lots of large rocks that gurad the entrance to this rapid.  Definitely scout your route.  Look at entering just left and center and pulling left around some rocks.  Then pull right again to avoid some holes down lower.


Scout on the left bank.  There is a good trail above the rapid that starts near the Wild Sheep Camp.

Recommended Flows Minimum: 7500.0
Maximum: 80000.0
Length Feet
Elevation 1401.28 Feet
Coordinates Lat - 45.32585154
Long - -116.67000086

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