The Upper Gauley river run is a thrilling Class V rapids adventure that stretches from Summersville Dam to Mason Branch. The river features many challenging obstacles, including Pillow Rock, Iron Ring, and Sweets Falls, which require precise maneuvering and expert navigation. The best time to float this section of water is during the fall, when water levels are high and the rapids are at their most intense. Recommended flow levels range from 2,200 to 3,000 cfs. This is an advanced river run that requires previous experience and a high level of skill.
Weather today, Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. East southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon.