Driving in the Maligne Rafting Adventures beat up blue Ford in July 2006 with two other scruffy guides I leafed through a binder of BC rafting regulations. What-d-ya-know there were provisions for the Salmo River near Nelson, BC - my dream place to live and settle down.
Salmo River: Lower
DESCRIPTION: 12 km. 20% Class I, 20% Class II, 30% Class III, 30% Class IV. High water, 10% Class V. Level of the reservoir must be confirmed with BC Hydro with regard to last rapid/waterfall.