yeah, the video doesn’t do justice for how high the water was at all. then again, videos never seem to justify anything accept court dates on illegal runs. Yep, we used an ATV. I’ve hiked into Upper Kuskulana with my kayak before. I’ve hiked enough with my kayak to justify using an ATV… it gets boats into places we otherwise wouldn’t get into (60 miles into Friday Creek Canyon, 42 miles into the Kotsina River, etc… If you want to try hiking a kayak into these places on your back than feel free. Of course, you could just hike the 4 lb. packraft in, but then you wouldn’t be able to run half of the creeks we do in the first place, so that would defeat the purpose. Yep. That’s all I’ve got. That being said, it would be packraftable at lower water, but if you swim, you’re probably going to swim a really long time because there’s nowhere to get out.