Monday May 27, 2013 · 8:00 AM
You can either meet us at Hiwasee Outfitter at 10am or car pool with us from Pellissippi State College where we will meet at 8am
Hey guys and girls it is Memorial day weekend and time to celebrate on the water!
We will kayak the Hiwassee River it is 5.5 miles of Class I and II whitewater. It is located about 70 miles from Knoxville it is a 1-1.5 hour road trip. The bus shuttle services are $5 or you can shuttle with 1 of us.
Recreational boats are welcome on this trip and experience is not necessary but suggested. We do not suggest any touring or sea kayaks and if you have a set in boat we suggest you bring a spray skirt. We will meet at 8am at the Pellissippi State Main Campus in the parking lot across from the pond. You will know us by the kayaks on the car and trucks.
- Class I.- Easy. Smooth water; light riffles; clear passages, occasional sand banks and gentle curves. The most difficult problems might arise when paddling around bridges and other obvious obstructions. classification
- Class II.- Moderate. Medium-quick water; rapids with regular waves; clear and open passages between rocks and ledges. Maneuvering required.
Our plan is to set up our own shuttle or have one person do the $5 bus ride back to the put in location depending upon our response.
**For those of you that want to rent boats:
Hiwassee Outfitters has the largest fleet on the river including rafts, inflatable kayaks, sit on top kayaks and tubes.
There are no age restrictions except for tubes (Ages 12 & Up)
******I have some extra boats I can rent and deliver with notice******
Boat rentals, location address and web link with cost from the outfitter:
155 Ellis Creek Road
Reliance, TN 37369
See you on the water!