Overhang Rapid, Grand Canyon

About Overhang Rapid

Overhang Rapid would be insignificant if it wasn’t for the fan of rock jutting out from the right bank creating an overhang for the length of the rapid. If you were to put a raft here there would be serious consequences.

How to run Overhang Rapid

Stay to the left, far, far away from the right bank. This is easy to do, but if you’re not paying attention and are asleep at the wheel you can get yourself in trouble.

overhang rapid on the Grand Canyon

If you look right, you’ll see where the danger lies.

You definitely don’t want to put a raft here.