Tellico Ledges Accident – 1/1/11

Some of you have asked how I was able to escape the hole. How I did is contained in my account below. Just keep in mind that it does not mean that what I did would have worked for Paul. Luck more than anything is why I was able to swim out. It’s with a heavy...

Tuckaseegee River Fatality

 The following is an account of a fatality on the class II Tuck gorge. It was written by Sam Fowlkes, a Rescue 3 and ACA swiftwater rescue ITE and fellow ACA Board member who lives beside the Tuck. “On June 3, Thursday around 5:00 PM I heard a frantic knock at...