American River, North Fork - Yankee Jim Road to Ponderosa Way (Shirttail)

First Rapid

Rapid Details

Name First Rapid
Class II to III

Jusst below the putin bridge.  Rocky at low flows and waves at higher flows.  Most direct rout weaving down the center where most of the water goes is the generally the best route.


Scout from putin.

Recommended Flows Minimum: 500.0
Maximum: 5000.0
Length Feet
Elevation 908.36 Feet
Coordinates Lat - 39.038587
Long - -120.90289067

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