Paddling the Skykomish at 12,000 CFS

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Paddling the Skykomish River near Index, Washington. May 4, 2017. In Remembrance of Nielsen, we had paddled the same river just the previous Spring.

Paddling the Middle Ocoee in Ocoee, TN

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Photos by Cathy Jones.

Paint Creek

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Photo of me, dropping an 18-foot waterfall in my Pyranha Prelude open boat on Paint Creek near Hot Springs, N.C.

Paddling: Paint Creek

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Location: Paint Creek, north of Hot Springs, NC

We found the “ducky slam” we intended to paddle over congested with logs, so we headed downstream.


Paddling: Nolichucky

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We continued our paddling venture down to Erwin, TN, a town historically known for hanging an elephant. What a gorgeous river, though.

Paddling: Big South Fork & Rockcastle

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Wade, Ray, and Kevin met me in Knoxville, TN, and we caravanned up to Kentucky for some paddling. We’re all open-boaters, meaning we paddle canoes through whitewater rather than kayaks.

We began our weekend with the magnificent Big South Fork:Then we headed up to Rockcastle, which had a bit of a steep hike down to the put-in but was a beautiful paddle: