American River, South Fork - Chili Bar

Second Threat Rapid

Rapid Details

Name Second Threat Rapid
Class II to II+

Just below first threat is another wave train (towards river right).  Many commercials have their clients swim here.  This is a good rapid to practice swimming in a rapid and catching an eddy below.


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Recommended Flows Minimum: 800.0
Maximum: 4000.0
Length Feet
Elevation 795.85 Feet
Coordinates Lat - 38.78476188
Long - -120.85764418

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