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!


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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