Sunbeam Run (Stanley To Sunbeam Dam)
Class III- TO III+
STREAMFLOW: 7,690 CFSToo High
75°, Heavy Rain
The Sunbeam Run on the Salmon River in Idaho is a class III to IV river run, with exhilarating rapids and stunning scenery. The section from Stanley to Sunbeam Dam features several challenging rapids such as the "Devil's Tooth" and "Elkhorn", as well as narrow passages and strong currents. The best time to float this section of water is during late spring to early summer when the water levels are high enough. Recommended CFS for this run is between 1,500 to 5,000. A skilled guide is highly recommended for this river run.
Weather today, A chance of rain and thunderstorms before noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
|Class Level||III- to III+|
|Run Length||13.0 Mi|
|Streamflow Discharge||7690 cfs|
|Gauge Height||6.0 ft|
Salmon River At Salmon Id