The west branch of the Penobscot is in flood stage right now and it takes a pretty experienced kayaker to safely make the trip through the rapids!

Check out this video uploaded by BrentS this past Monday, May 1st.  There's a whole lot of splashing going on within those white caps!  Watch towards the very end as our man on the water actually rolls his craft successfully!  Impressive!

Conditions must be pretty special, because BrentS states, "Get up the the Penobscot now, it is in rare form. Don't miss out."

Make sure that you turn the corny music down though.  Maybe crank up Rock You Like A Hurricane by The Scorpions while the video plays.

Thanks for the video BrentS, but we think we may leave the river to you!