There are two runs on the river: the dam to Yalakom River, and Yalakom River to the Fraser. At low water levels you have to run from the Yalakom down because there's no water before the Yalakom comes in. Even this is about a five or six hour run. There's a bridge half way down this second run that you can hike into and run the second half of the second half, which cuts out some flatwater, but then you miss Jade Drop.
The Bridge appears in one of Betty Pratt-Johnson's books. The only thing to watch out for is that she talks about running Crane's Ledges, which seemed like a bad idea to us (we saw some really good paddlers get trashed in there), but rates Hard Hat Drop class five or something, which it isn't. Probably the river has changed since she was there.
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