Main Eel River (Dos Rios-Alderpoint)
12-14 May 2006

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Eel River: Put-in at Dos Rios
It just looks chaotic -- the hike from the road down to the riverbank makes the put-in at Dos Rios one of the toughest I've ever seen.
Put-in: Dos Rios, California
A very nasty snag right in the middle of the river. An old cable crossing with about a ton of driftwood. At high water, this would be pretty frightening. Run real far right.
Spyrock. A famous landmark and part of the Round Valley Indian Reservation.
The flow was around 4-5,000cfs, pretty high for the 2nd weekend in May.
At the confluence of the Main and the North Fork Eel Rivers.
At the confluence of the Main and the North Fork Eel Rivers.
At the confluence of the Main and the North Fork Eel Rivers.
At the confluence of the Main and the North Fork Eel Rivers.
At the confluence of the Main and the North Fork Eel Rivers.
At the confluence of the Main and the North Fork Eel Rivers.