The 'North Stanislaus' Category Archive


New Video: North Fork Stanislaus (6/26/11 trip)

If I had to pick a river that gives me butterflies every time I hear its name… brings back memories of high sides, steep drops, twisty technical turns, and quite the adrenaline rush, it would be the North Fork Stanislaus. Oh what a […]

  Published August 3rd, 2011

North Stan Having the Season of its Life!

We just got a bunch of official numbers from the Powers That Be on the North Stanislaus River and let me tell you, this is an unusual season.  We’ve had high water well-past the normal time zone, snowy rafting trips, massive […]

  Published July 19th, 2011

Last Chance for North Stan Rafting 2010

The end is nigh for North Stan rafting trips this year!  Based on the snowpack in the North Stan watershed and the weather forecast we think there are only two more weekends of raftable flows on this outstanding class IV […]

  Published June 18th, 2010

Warm Temps = Higher water on California Rivers

Good news for spring rafters!  The strong snowpack from winter 2009, combined with this week’s warming trend, mean water levels are rising on springtime rafting trips.  This might mean free-flowing rivers like the Merced will have slightly shorter seasons, but […]

  Published May 12th, 2009

North Fork Stanislaus and Goodwin Canyon Resurrected

We all thought we had seen the last of the Stanislaus River for this year, but lately it’s had a few surprises in store for us… We had left the North Stan for “dead” this year– dried out, done, finito. […]

  Published August 7th, 2006

The Boat That Wouldn’t Budge

Wrap (n): The less-than-ideal situation in which a boat is held against a rock or boulder in the river for an indeterminant amount of time by the force of the current. When I and seven other guides got to the […]

  Published July 14th, 2006

This Week’s Photos: Fun on the North Stanislaus

We may have seen peak flows on the North Stanislaus this last weekend. It was incredibly fun, but definitely a more challenging, and at times crazy, day. (I think that the river had just as much fun with us as […]

  Published June 10th, 2006

Thursday Is Weekly Pictures and Quotes Day!

I hereby declare that Thursday on this blog shall be deemed our Weekly Pictures and/or Quotes day! I still have quite a few of Mark Reiner’s Photos to share, [see earlier post for explanation] and when the season starts up […]

  Published March 16th, 2006
 
 

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