Conasauga – Upper

Conasauga – Upper

Gauges: stick gauge at take out creek mouth, 1.8’ 3/27/11, a little low. Mill Creek at Crandall Ga. 100 cfs at 6:00 AM, needs to be 50 and rising. Holly Ck at 1200, needs to be 600+, per Michael McCurdy. Rapid locations (latitude, longitude, degrees) courtesy Tom...
Chattahoocheee (HH-II ) Franklin Whitewater

Chattahoocheee (HH-II ) Franklin Whitewater

Mid November is the perfect time to see peak fall leaf color in this area, and the water quality at this time of year is very good, very clear for a piedmont stream, downstream of Atlanta.  (Though, in hot or wet weather this is not always the case).  We put in on...

Warwoman Creek

Warwoman CreekIntermediate Winter Creek Run Section: Bridge on Earls Ford Road to Sandy Ford on Chattooga.Scenery: Beautiful.Appropriate for: Intermediates, Advanced.Miles on River: 4 on Warwoman; 3 on the Chattooga.Months Runnable: Probably all if wet.Difficulty:...
Toccoa (I-J) – Sandy Bottom to Persimmon Creek

Toccoa (I-J) – Sandy Bottom to Persimmon Creek

After Sandy Bottoms the Toccoa has wilderness moments, but has numerous houses built on the left side of the river. Most of the rapids are suitable for newly trained paddlers, with the exception of “Party Rock” which flips canoes and kayaks with ease and...

Chattahoochee (X-Y) Metro Chattahoochee

As the Chattahoochee goes under I-285, it is cursed with memories of the 1970s and “The Ramilin’ Raft Race”. Every year, Atlanta would send tens of thousands of people would partake in largest floating party in the world. Fueled by beer and pot, the...

Noontoola Creek

I have such a hard time making myself go paddling on the Ocoee river. It’s always crowded and full of rafts and lots of noise. The Ocoee just isn’t what I took up paddling for, which was to get out of traffic jams and away from crowds. So, for the last few...