More Boating in North Carolina

Well when it rains 2 1/2 inches over the course of a day and a half the rivers get a little high. This is the United States Geological Survey gage for the French Broad River that flows through Asheville. As you can see the water level went from about 500 cfs (cubic feet per second) […]

Thanksgiving day Boating

While I am thankful that there was some water, there could have been a lot more. At least there was some sun and the temps were resonable. The water temp on the other hand was frigid so my roll practice was cut short after the first one. The hill in the distance is Mount Spivey […]

WV Trip Report

So the roof is on and walls are about 80% complete. All in all, a sucessful trip. The casualty list is as follows. 1) Backpacking stove fuel pump. 2) My left thumb. 3) My trailer and 4 sheets of plywood. In the future (Spring 2009) will see completion of the rest of the walls, outside […]

C-Boats Armada April 2007

Most every year there is a gathering of C-boaters, or boaters who use a single bladed canoe type paddle to navigate rivers. Typically they meet in northeastern West Virginia, western Maryland where the North Branch of the Potomac River forms the border and flows between these two states. There are an increadable number of rivers […]