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Mel R.


Austin, TX
Hometown: Austin

Member since:

May 5, 2007

Would you like to take lessons? Do you offer lessons?

I have taught many people to eskimo roll, love to paddle and always looking for company on the water...

Do you want help getting started?

nope need friends that want to learn or already paddle... I go down to Red Bud Island for lunch sometime...

What sort of kayaking are you interested in? (White water, still water, fishing, camping, scuba diving, polo, touring, ocean, SUP, etc)

Whitewater, flatwater, ocean and bay. Would like to run the Lower canyons again as it's been 20 years...

What's your expertise level? (Beginner, Intermediate, or Expert)

Whitewater expert. ACA canoe and kayak instructor USED TO Kayak Class 5 but a little wiser ( and older ) settle on a solid Class 4 and LOVE Barton Creek. Would however entertain an Ocoee and Gauley trip this fall...

When and where would you like to paddle with other group members?

No answer yet


Long time Kayaker with several boats, flat water and whitewater... Kayak Barton Creek every chance I get ( more rain ) Kayaking since 17 many many miles under my belt... Looking for others to kayak with as I don't like going alone...

What Mel R. is saying about this Meetup Group

It is a great way to meet paddling friends and we ALL KNOW rule number one is never paddle alone...

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