Cliff Side Rapid

Cliff Side Rapid on the Lower Gauley River in West Virginia

There are multiple options for kayakers all over the rapid however most rafters will use the channel that filters over to the left side of the river against the cliff face that rises out of the water. The water in this left hand channel is funneled through a chute between a large boulder on the right and the cliff face on the left. It is also possible to navigate the rapid along the right bank.

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Cliff Side Rapid at 2800 cfs