Posted by: steve_in_idaho on Dec-26-11 10:57 AM (EST)
...was strictly poling. Stretches where a paddle would have been useful were short and not worth switching. If I had taken the time to get into that upper 3 miles, a paddle would work there. There is a long stretch of fairly popular cl3 beginning at Grandjean and going downstream to Lowman, but none of it is in wilderness. It's almost all next to forest road or highway, but still very nice river.
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