Dave’s International Scale of River Difficulty

Dave’s International Scale of River Difficulty  Class I; Easy Fast moving water with riffles and small waves. Swimming is pleasant, shore is easily reached. Almost all gear and equipment is recovered. Boat is slightly scratched. Class II; Novice Straightforward...

I’d Rather Be Driving

Paddler/writer William Nealy observed that people spend more time driving to and from rivers than they spend paddling rivers. He spoofed this with a cartoon promoting a bumper sticker for boaters that read “I’d rather be driving”. Funny as that is,...

The Annual Ground Hog Day Tunnel Run Feb 2 2007

       Once on the river the kids with the sit on tops complained a bit about the self bailing feature of their boats. To their credit the complaints soon ceased. I personally prefer to hear complaining to pathetic sobbing. People really do turn blue when they get...

Flint River “Trip Report”

by Moncrief P. Schinsnauzer — Dissociative Press— Granny’s Gap, Ga. — August 6-7, 2005.  They Stole My Paddles”It was one of the most depraved exhibitions of hostility I have ever witnessed,” said new GCA member,. Moncrief P. Schinsnauzer, of an...