The Bible (also known as the guidebook called Best Whitewater in California) once gave the Lover's Leap run on the South Fork American River the distinction of being perhaps the steepest run in California with very few portages. Since the writing of 'the bible', optimistic whitewater enthusiasts have navigated rivers ten times steeper with fewer portages. Still, Lover's Leap remains a classic creek.
Lover's Leap is difficult, tight, and technical. It is at times chunky and… Continue
Posted on June 15, 2009 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment