Topic: Changes in Corner Pocket on 49 to Bridgeport
|Posted: Apr 8, 2019Post Subject: Changes in Corner Pocket on 49 to Bridgeport
|Corner pocket on the South Yuba has changed this year. The current that historically pushed into the undercut on the left is now directed toward the right side corner pocket below the bottom hole. This has created a very dangerous whirlpool in the right side corner pocket. Running the rapid in the middle or right side pushes you right against the wall and into this pocket. The strong cross currents in the whirlpool are difficult but manageable to navigate while in the kayak but would make it very hard to roll up if upside down and impossible to escape for a swimmer. Please be sure to scout and set safety.