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Gary Valle Having Fun in a Fun
Playspot at Sundown Falls - Lower Kern - Flow: 615 cfs

Gary Valle Having Fun in a Fun
Playspot at Sundown Falls - Lower Kern - Flow: 615 cfs

Miracle to Democrat on the Lower Kern can be still be fun at a flow of around 600 cfs. Here are photos of Miklos Peterfy paddling Powerful Possum and Gary Valle playing at Sundown Falls at about 615 cfs. Paddlers have reported various low water boating options on both the Upper and Lower Kern.

Miklos Peterfy Paddling Powerful Possum on the Lower Kern on 06/16/07. Flow was about 615 cfs.Click
Miklos Peterfy Paddling Powerful Possum
Lower Kern - Flow: 615 cfs - 06/16/07

Miklos Peterfy Paddling Powerful Possum
Lower Kern - Flow: 615 cfs - 06/16/07

Miklos Peterfy paddling Powerful Possum at a flow of about 600 cfs on Saturday. Paddlers have reported various low water boating options on both the Upper and Lower Kern.

Jessica Subido in the Brush Creek Race at the 2007 Kern River Kayak and Raft Festival. Photo © 2007 James Subido.Click
Jessica Subido in the Brush Creek Race
2007 Kern River Kayak & Raft Festival
Photo © 2007 James Subido

Jessica Subido in the Brush Creek Race
2007 Kern River Kayak & Raft Festival

Jessica Subido paddles the second largest drop on Brush Creek in the Brush Creek Race at the 43rd Kern River Kayak & Raft Festival.

Evan Moore Paddling Ewings Rapid in the Downriver Race at the 2007 Kern River Kayak and Raft FestivalClick
Evan Moore Paddling Ewings Rapid
2007 Kern River Kayak & Raft Festival

Evan Moore Paddling Ewings Rapid
2007 Kern River Kayak & Raft Festival

Evan paddling hard in the Downriver sprint through Ewings rapid at the 43rd Kern River Kayak & Raft Festival.

World Champion & Olympic Silver Medalist Rebecca Giddens Paddling at the 2007 Kern River Kayak and Raft FestivalClick
World Champion & Olympic Silver Medalist
Rebecca Giddens
2007 Kern River Kayak & Raft Festival

World Champion & Olympic Silver Medalist
Rebecca Giddens
2007 Kern River Kayak & Raft Festival

Despite gloom and doom forecasts for bad weather, much of the weekend was partly cloudy and rain free, and those who participated in the 43rd Kern River Kayak & Raft Festival had a great time.

NOHRSC Sierra Snow Water Equivalents as of 02/19/07Click
NOHRSC Sierra Snow Water Equivalents
02/19/07

NOHRSC Sierra Snow Water Equivalents
02/19/07

NWS National Operational Hydrologic Remote Sensing Center map of the Sierra shows the snow water equivalents in the range as of 02/19/07..

Emily Jackson and the new 2FunClick
Emily Jackson and the new 2Fun

Emily Jackson and the new 2Fun
12/08/2006

Jackson Kayaks has refined the design of the Fun series so that it is more comfortable, more forgiving, more playable, even easier to roll, and well... even more fun!

NOAA Winter Precipitation Outlook Issued 11/16/2006Click
NOAA Winter Precipitation Outlook
Issued 11/16/2006

NOAA Winter Precipitation Outlook
Issued 11/16/2006

NOAA released its final Winter Outlook for the 2006-2007 U.S. Winter season on November 16. The revised outlook indicates a somewhat better chance of a wetter than normal Winter in Southern California, than the outlook issued October 19.

NOAA/NESDIS 50km SST Anomaly as of 11/06/2006Click
NOAA/NESDIS 50km SST Anomaly
As of 11/06/2006

NOAA/NESDIS 50km SST Anomaly
As of 11/06/2006

Developing 2006-2007 El Niño.

NOAA Winter 2006-2007 Projected El Nino ImpactsClick
NOAA Winter 2006-2007
Projected El Nino Impacts

NOAA Winter 2006-2007
Projected El Nino Impacts

NOAA released an updated Winter Outlook on October 19. The outlook is based on the most recent U.S. Seasonal Outlook, and takes into account expected impacts resulting from the developing El Niño.

NOAA Winter Precipitation OutlookClick
NOAA Winter Precipitation Outlook

NOAA Winter Precipitation Outlook
Issued 10/11/06

NOAA released it's initial Winter Outlook on October 11. The outlook is based on the most recent U.S. Seasonal Outlook, issued September 21, and takes into account the developing El Niño.

Kern River Photo Gallery 10/12/05 to 10/12/06

 

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