Sunday, December 21, 2008

 

Pit River Overview, California Whitewater Paddleboating.

Whitewater River Kayaking, Rafting & Canoeing Guide - Modoc County, Lassen County & Shasta County, California USA.


Pit River put-in locations for Whitewater Paddleboating Runs.


Run name (whitewater class)(coordinates of put-ins & other landmarks).

A. Canby Run (class II, 10 miles).
put-in - N 41.40192 W 120.93132
take-out - N 41.36831 W 121.03123

B. Stone Coal Road to Bieber Run (class I ??, ~16 miles).
put-in - N 41.36831 W 121.03123
take-out - N 41.12134 W 121.14531

C. Bieber to Pittville Run (class IV-Vp, 24 miles).
put-in - N 41.12134 W 121.14531
take-out - N 41.04544 W 121.33147

D. Pittville to Fall River Mills Run (class I ??, ~4 miles).
put-in - N 41.04544 W 121.33147
take-out - N 41.00095 W 121.43590

E. Fall River Mills to Powerhouse 1 Run (class IV+p, 7 miles).
put-in - N 41.00095 W 121.43590
take-out - N 40.99078 W 121.49961

F. Powerhouse 1 to Hwy 299 Bridge Run (class II-III, 3 miles).
put-in - N 40.99078 W 121.49961
take-out - N 40.98061 W 121.54741

G. Lake Britton to Pit 3 Powerhouse Run (class III, 6 miles).
put-in - N 41.02152 W 121.67481
take-out - N 40.99436 W 121.74231

H. Pit 4 Dam to Pit 4 Powerhouse Run (class IV, 7 miles).
put-in - N 40.98823 W 121.76938
take-out - N 40.98534 W 121.84945

I. Pit 5 Dam to Big Bend Run (class V, 4 miles).
put-in - N 40.99363 W 121.86971
take-out - N 41.02085 W 121.91024

J. Big Bend to Pit 5 Powerhouse Run (class III+, 5 miles).
put-in - N 41.02085 W 121.91024
take-out - N 40.99282 W 121.97268

Map showing put-in locations for whitewater runs - Pit River.

River map user instructions.
• Full screen river map - see below.

Full-Screen Road & Topographic Maps: Pit River put-in locations.
Markers on the topo map show locations of put-ins listed above (A, B, etc.).
Point or DoubleClick on the markers to see their names.

Online River Guides & River Flow Data for Paddle Boating.

Pit River Whitewater Paddleboating Directory.
(Display options - alphabetical 100. See section 1.)

Printed Guide Books for Pit River Whitewater.

Sierra Whitewater - A Paddler's Guide ... 1974. (pg. 26-32)
Best Whitewater in California, Third Edition 1998. (pg 101-102)
Ann Dwyer's Easy Waters of California North, 2000. (pg. 156-161)
California River Maps - Atlas & Gazetteer by Delorme, 2008.

Pit River - Trip Reports & Adventure Stories NEEDED !!

• Please contact me to send in your Pit River trip report. I'm happy to post or link to guest author paddleboating trip stories, pictures and/or videos.
Pit River Fall River Mills Run - CA WW Paddling 14oct2007.
Pit River Fall River Mills Run - JSC 21aug2006.
Darin on the Pit River, video - rideon 2007.
Sean on the Pit River, video - rideon 2007.
What happens when you miss the boof, video - rideon 2007.
Mike firing up the boof, video - rideon 2007.
Kyle Allred on the Pit River, video - rideon 2007.
Pit River Falls kayaking, video - oldcore14 21aug2006.
Pit Falls- Pit River- Big drop in a raft, video - sailingbari 21july2007.
Pit River CA, video - bradfordieo 16sept2007.
Pit River Falls - 25 Foot Slide, video - joshmckeown12 18oct2007.
Pit River, video - schrekenspoof 26july2008.
Pit River Falls, video - scottsady 27july2007.
Pit River Bachelor Party video - nine8one 04july2008.

Whitewater River Conservation & Recreation.

Pit River Watershed Directory - Environmental Restoration & Recreation. Pit River valley websites. (Display options - alphabetical 100. Section 1=kayaking-canoeing, 2=rafting, 3=conservation, 4=fishing, 5=hiking-camping, 6=local-resources)

Additional information:
• Rivers & creeks nearby: McCloud River, Bear Creek (Shasta County), Sacramento River Valley Region.
Whitewater Guides for River Kayaking in California.
How to use whitewater river paddleboating guides - BRT Kayaking.

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