You May Be Out Of Your League When…

You may be out of your league when… Your paddling buddies ask “Just curious, but where did you put your car keys?” or “Do you want me to hold your keys?” You feel the irresistible urge to tighten your helmet strap when looking at the...

Prison vs. Work vs. Kayaking

IN PRISON — you spend the majority of your time in an8x10 cell. AT WORK — you spend most of your time in a 6×8 cubicle. IN A KAYAK — you spend most of your time in a 6×1 boat. IN PRISON — you get three meals a day. AT WORK — you only get a break for one meal...

You Might Be Obsessed About Paddling If….

1. You can’t cross a bridge without slowing down or stopping .2. You take a trip to Niagara Falls and find yourself picking out lines.3. You’ve lost count of the number of boats you have in your garage and backyard.4. You sign up for a TV cable company...

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...

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...