N. Fork Teanaway To E. Masterton Road (Near Musser Creek)
Attractions: Because it’s class II, this river is often overlooked with so many options in the spring but its a great run for instruction with some fun playspots to keep everyone happy as it flows through east side agricultural land. Over the course of the run there are a number of sandstone ledges that form great surfing waves that are the perfect size to learn on.
Distance: 7 miles
Difficulty: Class II plus
Skill: 2 (intermediate)
Fitness: 2 (intermediate)
Average Gradient: 14 fpm
Look for flows of 800-1800 cfs. Gauges are maintained by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation’s Yakima Project. The Teanaway at Forks provides discharge for this run.
–The season for this run is generally April and May. It sometimes runs into June but is generally tapers off by the end of the month
–Most of the run is through farm country.
Hazards: Stay alert for wood hazards which shift throughout the year.
Additional Information: The source of the information included in this entry is the American Whitewater website. River conditions are subject to change, especially after storms or floods. For more the most up-to-date and detailed information or to view photos and user comments, check this river’s information at American Whitewater.
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