Heat wave + Massive Snowpack = Epic Floods!

Hey there folks,
Dan Caldwell checking in from beautiful British Columbia again, this time with some pics from the Kicking Horse River in Flood. With several sections to choose from this truly is one of Canada's best. The larger than normal snowpack started melting at a very quick pace thanks to a mini heat wave which produced some of the highest known levels. I timed a run of the lower canyon (it took 21 minutes, usually it's about an hour) and figured that the speed of the water was around 50km/h. Add 15ft waves and you have yourself a good time!
Check out a vid with some of the action

Photos courtesy of Steve Brooks
Now go boat and be safe!
Dan Caldwell

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