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Because the Pit doesn't get boatable flow very often. American Whitewater has convinced PG&E recently to schedule boatable flows. Ghost-boating or roping your raft down the side of the falls is very easy, but it's much more fun to drop it.

Please Click on picture to watch rafters going over falls.

Pit River Overview, California Whitewater Paddleboating.

Whitewater River Kayaking, Rafting & Canoeing Guide - Modoc County, Lassen County & Shasta County, California USA.

 

Pit River put-in locations for Whitewater Paddleboating Runs.


Run name (whitewater class)(coordinates of put-ins & other landmarks).

A. Canby Run (class II, 10 miles).
put-in - N 41.40192 W 120.93132
take-out -
N 41.36831 W 121.03123

B. Stone Coal Road
to Bieber Run (class I ??, ~16 miles).
put-in - N 41.36831 W 121.03123
take-out - N 41.12134 W 121.14531

C. Bieber to Pittville Run (class IV-Vp, 24 miles).
put-in - N 41.12134 W 121.14531
take-out - N 41.04544 W 121.33147

D. Pittville to Fall River Mills Run (class I ??, ~4 miles).
put-in - N 41.04544 W 121.33147
take-out - N 41.00095 W 121.43590

E. Fall River Mills to Powerhouse 1 Run (class IV+p, 7 miles).
put-in - N 41.00095 W 121.43590
take-out - N 40.99078 W 121.49961

F. Powerhouse 1 to Hwy 299 Bridge Run (class II-III, 3 miles).
put-in - N 40.99078 W 121.49961
take-out - N 40.98061 W 121.54741

G. Lake Britton to Pit 3 Powerhouse Run (class III, 6 miles).
put-in - N 41.02152 W 121.67481
take-out - N 40.99436 W 121.74231

H. Pit 4 Dam to Pit 4 Powerhouse Run (class IV, 7 miles).
put-in - N 40.98823 W 121.76938
take-out - N 40.98534 W 121.84945

I. Pit 5 Dam to Big Bend Run (class V, 4 miles).
put-in - N 40.99363 W 121.86971
take-out - N 41.02085 W 121.91024

J. Big Bend to Pit 5 Powerhouse Run (class III+, 5 miles).
put-in - N 41.02085 W 121.91024
take-out - N 40.99282 W 121.97268