American River, Middle Fork - Tunnel Run (Ralston Powerhouse to Greenwood)


Rapid Details

Name Ruck-A-Chucky
Class V+ to VI

This is the recommended portage on the tunnel run.  Many undercut rocks and class V+ to VI water makes this a very hazardous rapid.  Many accidents involving gear and human bodies has occurred here.  The only possible route down is straight down the center.  Too right or too left can have serious consequences.


Scouting and portage trail on river right.

Recommended Flows Minimum: 700.0
Maximum: 3000.0
Length Feet
Elevation 761.56 Feet
Coordinates Lat - 38.95405342
Long - -120.90620557

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