Events > 2020 > March > River Running 101- Trained Beginner Skills - POSTPONED

About this event:

Created by James Wright

Cartecay River, Ellijay GA

Due to the current guidelines for managing the spread of the corona virus, this event has been postponed to a date to be determined. Watch your email for a new date.

Spring is here and we are getting out there to shake the rust off. Come join us for a trained beginner skills training trip.

We will be paddling the Cartecay River from Lower Cartecay Road to Stengal Mill Road. 2.4 miles of class 2 fun.

We will working on these items…

Key Strokes that we need to achieve boat control and have fun on the river.
How to read a river’s currents for your success.
How to go from one end of the river to the other? Peel outs, eddy turns, ferrying and surfing.
Practice Rolling if you want to.
to participate in this event, you should have the basics: A whitewater kayak, pfd, paddle, helmet, spray skirt and clothing suitable for Late March weather. Dry top, neoprene, no cotton.
You should also have some familarity with whitewater kayaking.

We will have 3 instructors and we are capping the total number of students to 8. if you have any questions please email Jim Wright or Tony Eyl