High water on the South Fork of the Payette River

Posted by Pete Zimowsky on June 7, 2014 

Staircase and Slalom rapids get your attention fast! A big wave! Raft sideways! Paddlers out of the boat! Safety kayakers to the rescue!

IDAHO STATESMAN

The South Fork of the Payette River and the Staircase and Slalom runs are intense.

I was watching rafts up there June 7 and the river was really cranking.

Take a look at the video and slide show  I shot.

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