American River, South Fork - Chili Bar

First Threat Rapid

Rapid Details

Name First Threat Rapid
Class III to III+

More class II leads into a sharp right hand turn that drops into a sizable hole.  This is probably a more advanced surf wave for kayakers and rafts should probably square up for this hole hit.


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Recommended Flows Minimum: 800.0
Maximum: 4000.0
Length Feet
Elevation 808.25 Feet
Coordinates Lat - 38.78359911
Long - -120.85746179

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