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View upstream to Mother Rapid and soaring limestone walls of canyon

Location: Mother Rapid
Status: Live River
By: Craig Rieser
Date: May 15, 1976

Mother rapid was formed by rocks and other debris washed out of Yahoo Gulch, which is the gulch just in sunlight on the left in this image. Earliest Stanislaus outfitter Bryce Whitmore apparently named it on Mother’s Day in 1963, according to “Guide to Three Rivers”.

Keywords: Rafting, River
Format: Photograph
Collection: Craig Reiser's Collection
Rights: Copyright Craig Rieser

Date uploaded: Apr 11, 2021
Date last modified: Aug 18, 2023