January 27, 2015

January 18, 2015

Fun Stuff 2015

Jan 1  Mulberry.  Level 2 ft.  Air temps in the 50's. In the Liquid Logic Stomper 80.  With various members of the BCC.  Photos here.

Jan 3 Talladega Creek.  Level 1.5 ft when we put-in, 1 ft. when we took out.  In the Stomper 80. With Joan, David and Amanda, and another David.  I would call this run class II at this level, with the exception of Rob Roy which is an easy III.  Photos here.

Mrs. Steed and I at the scouting rock for Rob Roy rapid on Talladega Creek.
Jan 11 Town Creek.  In the LL Stomper 80.  Air temps 40's, water temp COLD.  Level 386 according to the flowpage tonight.  With members of the BCC.  Photos here.
Jan 18 Mulberry.  In the LL Stomper 80.  Level very low - maybe 6"?  Air temps high 50's-low 60's. With Mark G and David R.

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January 14, 2015

Great version of a Stevie Wonder song

Great article about the making of Deliverance


"Deliverance" is a movie that inspired a whole generation of boaters in the Southeast and beyond to start paddling whitewater.   This is kind of odd because it is, in my opinion, a horror movie; one of the best ever made.   Below is a link to an article about making the film from the perspective of some local paddlers who helped film the whitewater scenes in the movie.

http://www.canoekayak.com/canoe/deliverance/

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