American River, South Fork - The Gorge

Son of Satan's (Dead Man's Drop)

Rapid Details

Name Son of Satan's (Dead Man's Drop)
Class II+ to III-

A short pool separates this rapid from Satan's Cesspool above.  At higher flows, those unfortuneate swimmers from above here will probably get flished into this rapid.  Most of the current piles up on the right hand bank but boaters can generally pull away from it when needed.

Recommended Flows Minimum: 800.0
Maximum: 4000.0
Length Feet
Elevation 539.54 Feet
Coordinates Lat - 38.77538269
Long - -120.99359999

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