Guys, a word of caution, class III rapids are no joke. The hardest rapids on the Upper James through Richmond are Choo Choo & Michael's Gut (class II). The Lower James through Richmond has Hollywood (III+) and Pipeline (III). Having said that, what one person calls a class III can very greatly from another. For example, Roger Corbett's book on Virginia Whitewater has known over-rated rapids because it was written from the perspective of an open canoe.
0 · July 5, 2011
I have a minivan that once shuttled 8 backpackers with all their gear, so I am willing to drive/shuttle. I'm not sure how many kayaks I can fit and I presently move my kayak inside the van. While I've done a lot of hiking/backpacking/primitive camping, I'm still new to Kayaking. I can handle class 1-3 but am still lacking some gear. I would need to borrow a helmet.
0 · July 2, 2011
Thanks for organizing this trip.
I'm trying to find this section on a map.
On this one it looks like we are traveling from mile marker 10 to 25
Also, would this be the Sandstone to McCreery route here?
0 · June 30, 2011