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Re: [kayaking-177] Paddling on the Falls Section of the Etowah at higher than normal water levels. - I am a new kayaker,,not certified in anything water related.I knew you guys were going on the etowah on wedneday but I am not on that level yet .I did go on the amicalola w/ a friend on thursday down to the edge of the world ..but i di Jim M. Aug 31, 2008 3:12 PM
Re: [kayaking-177] Paddling on the Falls Section of the Etowah at higher than normal water levels. - John M. Aug 31, 2008 1:39 PM
RE: [kayaking-177] Paddling on the Falls Section of the Etowah at higher than normal water levels. - Michael Aug 31, 2008 1:23 PM
Re: [kayaking-177] Paddling on the Falls Section of the Etowah at higher than normal water levels. - Preview not available John M. Aug 31, 2008 1:09 PM
Re: [kayaking-177] Paddling on the Falls Section of the Etowah at higher than normal water levels. - Preview not available user 5. Aug 31, 2008 12:31 PM
Paddling on the Falls Section of the Etowah at higher than normal water levels. - Trip report from the Etowah River, Falls Section, on August 27th, 2008. After reading the tragic report that Vincent Payne sent us about the death of the kayaker last Tuesday in a rain swollen creek in the Smoky Mountains, I thought it importan John M. Aug 31, 2008 11:55 AM
Re: [kayaking-177] A veteran kayaker died after trying to navigate a rain-swollen - John M. Aug 28, 2008 6:55 PM
A veteran kayaker died after trying to navigate a rain-swollen - Vincent P. Aug 28, 2008 6:50 PM
RE: [kayaking-177] Alcovy tomorrow? - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY:Tahoma } Just got back home from the upper Etowah the tunnel was jammed but the river wa Chad Aug 27, 2008 8:30 PM
RE: [kayaking-177] Alcovy tomorrow? - Don looks like were in for a good AB work out its still on the low side! Chuck J. Aug 27, 2008 7:06 AM
RE: [kayaking-177] Alcovy tomorrow? - Vincent P. Aug 27, 2008 5:57 AM
RE: [kayaking-177] Alcovy tomorrow? - Factory Shoals is a Class II/III creek run. You must scout this run before running. There are always strainers. We have been paddling this section for abou Donald R. Aug 27, 2008 12:37 AM
RE: [kayaking-177] Alcovy tomorrow? - frank your rec boat will be fine just minus some plastic. me and don are meeting at the bridge at 930am Chuck J. Aug 27, 2008 12:11 AM
RE: [kayaking-177] Alcovy tomorrow? - Hi --- On Tue, 8/26/08, paddlr <[address removed]> wrote: Buck Aug 26, 2008 11:31 PM
Re: [kayaking-177] Etowah river, Falls section, at higher levels,, help? - Hi --- On Tue, 8/26/08, james <[address removed]> wrote: Buck Aug 26, 2008 11:30 PM
RE: [kayaking-177] Alcovy tomorrow? - Hi --- On Tue, 8/26/08, Chad <[address removed]> wrote: Buck Aug 26, 2008 11:30 PM
RE: [kayaking-177] Alcovy tomorrow? - Hi --- On Tue, 8/26/08, paddlr <[address removed]> wrote: Buck Aug 26, 2008 11:29 PM
RE: [kayaking-177] Alcovy tomorrow? - Michael Aug 26, 2008 11:14 PM
RE: [kayaking-177] Alcovy tomorrow? - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY:Tahoma } Is anyone still planning on upper Etowah. I was thinking of doing the tun Chad Aug 26, 2008 9:30 PM
Alcovy tomorrow? - Randy R. Aug 26, 2008 8:47 PM
UPPER CHATTAHOOCHEE - dose any one know when the "upper Hooch" is expected to crest? user 3. Aug 26, 2008 8:30 PM
RE: [kayaking-177] Etowah river, Falls section, at higher levels,, help? - Vincent P. Aug 26, 2008 7:14 PM
Re: [kayaking-177] Etowah river, Falls section, at higher levels,, help? - I understand you have to portage out at the falls which drop 20feet. On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 1:21 PM, John Miller < [address removed] Jim M. Aug 26, 2008 6:22 PM
Re: [kayaking-177] Etowah river, Falls section, at higher levels,, help? - Thanks, we have decided to let the levels drop before trying it. I spoke to a class 4 open boater who runs it all the time, he told me he would not run it at this level. I an no where near the 4 level yet so we are regrouping. ----- Original Me John M. Aug 26, 2008 4:55 PM
Etowah river, Falls section, at higher levels,, help? - Hello group, I need some help. A group of us are paddling the falls section of the Etowah tomorrow. Wednesday the 27th. I have been down this section a few times but only at much lower levels, 4.5 on the Hwy 9, Dawsonville gauge. A John M. Aug 26, 2008 1:21 PM
RE: [kayaking-177] Any one running anything? - Hi All I am taking some friends on the Chattooga Saturday. Plans are made to run Section 2 o Donald R. Aug 26, 2008 9:49 AM
RE: [kayaking-177] Any one running anything? - The watershed is getting the dump now so expect the gauges for a bunch of stuff to continue creeping up if Fey doesn't Peter out. Anyone up for Tellico if it jumps up? Gauge hasn't gotten hit now but Tellico Plains is getting a good bit of upstream r Michael Aug 25, 2008 7:27 PM
Re: [kayaking-177] Any one running anything? - Upper Etowah is creeping up. Almost a foot since this morning, anything on the gauge near hwy 9 in Dawsonville above 4.5 is good to go. ----- Original Message ----- From: "abbeysroadhome" To: John M. Aug 25, 2008 7:13 PM
Re: [kayaking-177] Any one running anything? - What rivers? Cartecay,What.Etowah, tell me..Jim On Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 2:45 PM, G impson < [address removed] > wrote: Jim M. Aug 25, 2008 3:29 PM
Any one running anything? - It's raining!!! anyone running anything in North GA. on Tuseday or Wendsday?!?!? user 3. Aug 25, 2008 2:45 PM
RE: [kayaking-177] New Meetup: Tuckaseegee River Trip - Vincent P. Aug 19, 2008 9:22 PM
Re: [kayaking-177] New Meetup: Tuckaseegee River Trip - Preview not available Susan L. Aug 19, 2008 2:27 PM
RE: [kayaking-177] New Meetup: Tuckaseegee River Trip - Where are folks camping Saturday night? --- On Mon, 8/11/08, Louis Lefebvre dit Boulanger <[address removed]> wrote: Donald R. Aug 19, 2008 11:43 AM
Meetup details changed: CRBI: Etowah Indian Mound Paddle Trip - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://kayaking.meetup.com/177­/calendar/8481938/ When: August 9,[masked]:00 AM Where: Riverside Park John M. Aug 6, 2008 11:38 PM
RE: [kayaking-177] I need help, Question about paddling the Tuck. - OMG! I should have read my emails earlier. Funny! True, our babies are always our babies. You will have a Great time. I paddled it in May w/ my 18 year old baby and we got wet, but did not swim and we were fine . It was a blast & I hope to go on the 23rd. Pat M. Aug 6, 2008 10:19 AM
Re: [kayaking-177] I need help, Question about paddling the Tuck. - jajaja, That was funny John Miller wrote: > Thanks, > > they are 34 and 36. Still my babies but fine grown men,,, they can > keep my tired old butt out of trouble,,,, > > ----- Original Message ----- > *From:* Vincent Payne raquel Aug 5, 2008 10:19 PM
Re: [kayaking-177] I need help, Question about paddling the Tuck. - John M. Aug 5, 2008 7:15 PM
RE: [kayaking-177] I need help, Question about paddling the Tuck. - Vincent P. Aug 5, 2008 6:26 PM
RE: [kayaking-177] I need help, Question about paddling the Tuck. - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY:Tahoma } spf50 & a rashguard. it's comfy. swami From Teague ". Aug 4, 2008 11:25 PM
Re: [kayaking-177] I need help, Question about paddling the Tuck. - user 4. Aug 4, 2008 9:50 PM
Re: [kayaking-177] I need help, Question about paddling the Tuck. - Re: [kayaking-177] I need help, Question about paddling the Tuck. John M. Aug 4, 2008 8:38 PM
Re: [kayaking-177] I need help, Question about paddling the Tuck. - Re: [kayaking-177] I need help, Question about paddling the Tuck. If they are not cold natured, they’ll be fine in shorts user 6. Aug 4, 2008 8:13 PM
I need help, Question about paddling the Tuck. - Folks, I need some advice. I have never paddled the Tuck before but I am going there this weekend with my two sons. They do not have any paddling clothes. My question to the group is simple, other than a boat, helmet, spray skirt, paddle, and John M. Aug 4, 2008 7:55 PM
Re: [kayaking-177] New Meetup: Tuckaseegee River Trip--another comment to inc... - user 4. Aug 1, 2008 3:21 PM
RE: [kayaking-177] New Meetup: Wednesday Night Dawsonville Roll Prac - my point exactly.... --- On Thu, 7/31/08, Pat Martin wrote: > From: Pat Martin > Subject: RE: [kayaking-177] New Meetup: Wednesday Night Dawsonville Roll Prac > To: [address removed] > user 5. Jul 31, 2008 7:34 PM
Re: [kayaking-177] New Meetup: Tuckaseegee River Trip--another comment to incite - FYI The Hooch is a beautiful place to paddle and we do as often as we can but don't kid yourself, it is a filthy river. Why do you think Up The River Outfitters post E. coli levels (Escherichia coli). You'll see warning signs around the Powers Is Allen Jul 31, 2008 9:25 AM
RE: [kayaking-177] New Meetup: Wednesday Night Dawsonville Roll Prac - I grew up close to the Ocoee & unless they've cleaned it up.......just look at the deforestation. -----Original Message----- From: DirtyRedCP Sent: Wednesday, July 30,[masked]:19 PM To: [address removed] Subject: RE: Pat M. Jul 31, 2008 9:15 AM
Re: [kayaking-177] New Meetup: Tuckaseegee River Trip--another comment to incite - Re: [kayaking-177] New Meetup: Tuckaseegee River Trip--another comment to incite Well said. Karen. On 7/3 user 6. Jul 31, 2008 7:48 AM
RE: [kayaking-177] New Meetup: Tuckaseegee River Trip--another comment to incite - Preview not available Donald R. Jul 31, 2008 12:14 AM
RE: [kayaking-177] New Meetup: Wednesday Night Dawsonville Roll Prac - everyone relax! it was just a comment in response to the comment about where our roll practice was on lake lanier. the chattahoochee is great. i paddle it at least once a year. but it's a dirty a** river, no one can deny that. just google the water qu user 5. Jul 30, 2008 9:19 PM
RE: [kayaking-177] New Meetup: Wednesday Night Dawsonville Roll Prac - I'll drink a sweetwater anyday! -----Original Message----- From: John Miller Sent: Wednesday, July 30,[masked]:09 PM To: [address removed] Subject: Re: [kayaking-177] New Meetup: Wednesday Night Dawsonville Roll Pra Pat M. Jul 30, 2008 6:43 PM
Re: [kayaking-177] New Meetup: Wednesday Night Dawsonville Roll Prac - I guess I just like paddling with Duck poop, I float the hooch at least twice a month somewhere between the dam and Paces Mill, just below 285. Bring on the ducks,,,,, However, I am not in the habit of drinking any river water,,, at least not on pur John M. Jul 30, 2008 4:08 PM
Re: [kayaking-177] New Meetup: Wednesday Night Dawsonville Roll Prac - user 4. Jul 30, 2008 4:03 PM
RE: [kayaking-177] New Meetup: Wednesday Night Dawsonville Roll Prac - The hooch is very pretty N. Of Roswell. -----Original Message----- From: DirtyRedCP Sent: Wednesday, July 30,[masked]:09 PM To: [address removed] Subject: Re: [kayaking-177] New Meetup: Wednesday Night Dawsonville Rol Pat M. Jul 30, 2008 3:53 PM
Re: [kayaking-177] New Meetup: Wednesday Night Dawsonville Roll Prac - Preview not available Jim M. Jul 30, 2008 3:50 PM
Re: [kayaking-177] New Meetup: Wednesday Night Dawsonville Roll Prac - Unless ya'll are doing the upper, the Hooch is the same duck poop water that comes from the lake, just concentrated into a river. --- On Wed, 7/30/08, Jim in Ball Ground wrote: > From: Jim in Ball Ground user 5. Jul 30, 2008 3:09 PM
Re: [kayaking-177] New Meetup: Wednesday Night Dawsonville Roll Prac - You might want to try the roll practice on Weds nights at Lake Acworth. It is coordinated by the Atlanta Whitewater Club and meets around 6:30 at Cauble Park. There is more info on their website. re --- On Wed, 7/30/08, Jim in Ball Ground Re Jul 30, 2008 10:47 AM
Re: [kayaking-177] New Meetup: Wednesday Night Dawsonville Roll Prac - Preview not available Jim M. Jul 30, 2008 10:44 AM
Re: [kayaking-177] New Meetup: Wednesday Night Dawsonville Roll Prac - Ryan, I appreciate you offering to help wit these trips. The contact for both the Tuck and the Nanty is Louis. Heck, at this point I am not even sure I will get to go. I am trying for the Tuck but already have a commitment for Sunday with my fa John M. Jul 30, 2008 9:48 AM
RE: [kayaking-177] New Meetup: Tuckaseegee River Trip - I paddled it with Steve back in May & thought it was Great fun with the exception that I sould have worn a skirt. -----Original Message----- From: DirtyRedCP Sent: Wednesday, July 30,[masked]:31 AM To: kayaking-177@meetup.c Pat M. Jul 30, 2008 9:26 AM
RE: [kayaking-177] New Meetup: Tuckaseegee River Trip - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY:Tahoma } agreed. the tuck's a low consequence river, perfect for someone new to the spor Teague ". Jul 30, 2008 9:12 AM
New Meetup: Wednesday Night Dawsonville Roll Prac - Tonight, we'll be moving the Dawsonville Roll Practice that's normally at Thompson Creek Park to the Amicalola Creek just WEST of downtown Dawsonville. There's a small pourover there that's semi-surf-able and a large pool below it. The water is much co user 5. Jul 30, 2008 8:53 AM
RE: [kayaking-177] New Meetup: Tuckaseegee River Trip - these are all dangers that can be encountered on any river from class i-iv. it sorta comes with the territory when you love whitewater. Tuck is one of the best whitewater intro rivers. i think this will be a great trip for any beginner, but not neces user 5. Jul 30, 2008 7:31 AM
Re: [kayaking-177] New Meetup: Tuckaseegee River Trip - There are at least 5-6 that will get your attention. Our trip Saturday featured one sprained ankle, one bruised forehead, and three stitches in the eyebrow. Don't underestimate it. Read more here: http://www.americanwhitewater.­org/content/River_deta Steve C. Jul 29, 2008 7:37 PM
Re: [kayaking-177] New Meetup: Tuckaseegee River Trip - Most of this river is pretty flat. There's a couple of rapids, but they are not big at all. While every river has its dangers, this one is extremely Brittany Jul 29, 2008 6:38 PM
Re: [kayaking-177] New Meetup: Tuckaseegee River Trip - A duckie is the best thing to do...beginners do trips in duckies with no problems. it would also be a good way to "observe" everything and stay with the group --- On Tue, 7/29/08, Steve Cramer wrote: > From: Steve Cramer user 5. Jul 29, 2008 10:12 AM
Re: [kayaking-177] New Meetup: Tuckaseegee River Trip - You can rent an inflatable kayak (aka duckie) from one of the outfitters and paddle with the group. They are very stable. I've had people do that successfully before. Some--most--of the rapids don't have portage possibilities. Steve Dian wrote Steve C. Jul 29, 2008 9:54 AM
RE: [kayaking-177] New Meetup: Tuckaseegee River Trip - Dian Jul 29, 2008 9:22 AM
Kayak Classes - Several of our members took advantage of the classes offered through Up the River Outfitters this past weekend. We have two more classes scheduled for August 2nd and 3rd, the Saturday class is full but we have room left in the Sunday class. F John M. Jul 28, 2008 12:17 PM
Re: [kayaking-177] New Meetup: Tuckaseegee River Trip - Check out the message board for Camping information on the Nantahala Area from the Chick Paddle earlier this year. I am hoping I can g Donald R. Jul 28, 2008 12:13 PM
Re: [kayaking-177] New Meetup: Tuckaseegee River Trip - Now this is what the group is all about!! Thank you DirtyRed for stepping up. Do not expect to hear back from Louis until after August 7th. John Miller ----- Original Message ----- From: "DirtyRedCP" To: John M. Jul 28, 2008 11:56 AM
Re: [kayaking-177] New Meetup: Tuckaseegee River Trip - i would be insterested in being a part of this trip. my girlfriend and i are talking about a Tuck trip soon. we usually camp near the Nanty on weekends like the one described. and of course, a run the next day is in order. i can help to run safety on user 5. Jul 28, 2008 11:43 AM
New Meetup: Nantahala River - Announcing a new Meetup for Atlanta Area Paddlers! What: Nantahala River When: August 24,[masked]:00 AM Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.) Meetup Description: Again, a big thanks to Louis for leading t John M. Jul 28, 2008 11:37 AM
New Meetup: Tuckaseegee River Trip - Announcing a new Meetup for Atlanta Area Paddlers! What: Tuckaseegee River Trip When: August 23,[masked]:00 AM Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.) Meetup Description: Just a quick reminder. John M. Jul 28, 2008 11:26 AM
Time to speak up - Hello Everyone, Most of you have never seen the upper Chattooga river and many of you have no desire to paddle it. Despite this fact I'm sure as a fellow paddler you'd be offended by the US Forest Service's claims that the river has a capacity Eric J. E. Jul 27, 2008 12:58 AM
Basic River Kayak Classes July 26 and July 27 - I know that many of our members are new and there are even some that do not own boats. If you are interested in taking an Amercian Canoe Association (ACA) approved class from a certified instructor, then please visit Up the River Outfitter's John M. Jul 23, 2008 10:56 PM
Access to Stone Mountain Lake during the summer. - Vincent Payne at GCA was kind enough to forward this to me to pass on to our members since many of you have had questions about paddling at Stone Mountain. If you are not a memeber of GCA (Georgia Canoe Association) I suggest you visit www.geor John M. Jul 21, 2008 8:11 AM
Re: [kayaking-177] A River hazard that is often overlooked,, but should never... - Amen. Thank you. -----Original Message----- From: Allen <[address removed]> To: [address removed] Sent: Fri, 18 Jul[masked]:07 pm Subject: Re: [kayaking-177] A River hazard that is often overlo Ron S. Jul 18, 2008 10:46 PM
Re: [kayaking-177] A River hazard that is often overlooked,, but should never... - Sorry, still deleting, haven't had time to read much, did I miss something, LOL!!! --- On Fri, 7/18/08, Eric Mayfield <[address removed] Buck Jul 18, 2008 3:38 PM
Re: [kayaking-177] A River hazard that is often overlooked,, but should never... - Amen Shane :) Not that my vote counts for much probably, but I like the email banter as well. On Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 2:00 PM, Shane < atlanta.area.paddlers@ Eric M. Jul 18, 2008 2:03 PM
Re: [kayaking-177] A River hazard that is often overlooked,, but should never... - Preview not available Shane Jul 18, 2008 2:00 PM
Re: [kayaking-177] A River hazard that is often overlooked,, but should never... - Preview not available Shane Jul 18, 2008 2:00 PM
Re: [kayaking-177] A River hazard that is often overlooked,, but should never... - wow, someone's grumpy --- On Fri, 7/18/08, Allen wrote: > From: Allen > Subject: Re: [kayaking-177] A River hazard that is often overlooked,, but should never... > To: [address removed] user 5. Jul 18, 2008 1:59 PM
Re: [kayaking-177] A River hazard that is often overlooked,, but should never... - Wow! What a mature response, I would have expected better. Yes, I'm very aware that I can change email options or "unsubscribe" ... thank you for the clarification. Putting it simply, the number one complaint organizers get is the number of emai Allen Jul 18, 2008 1:49 PM
RE: [kayaking-177] A River hazard that is often overlooked,, butshould never... - Delete works fine if I am too busy. Even then it's a nice diversion. Back to work now! Pat M. Jul 18, 2008 1:06 PM
Re: [kayaking-177] A River hazard that is often overlooked,, butshould never... - ��� John M. Jul 18, 2008 12:38 PM
Re: [kayaking-177] A River hazard that is often overlooked,, but should never... - ......unsubscribe if it's that much of a bother...or just delete the emails...i love seeing activitiy here! not enough of it --- On Fri, 7/18/08, Allen wrote: > From: Allen > Subject: Re: [kay user 5. Jul 18, 2008 12:29 PM
Re: [kayaking-177] A River hazard that is often overlooked,, but shoul d never... - Preview not available Jim M. Jul 18, 2008 12:28 PM
Re: [kayaking-177] A River hazard that is often overlooked,, but should never... - Got to have some fun sometime. This group needs to get up and go!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!­!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!­!!!!!!!!!!!!! --- On Donald R. Jul 18, 2008 12:20 PM
Re: [kayaking-177] A River hazard that is often overlooked,, but should never... - Allen Jul 18, 2008 12:07 PM
RE: [kayaking-177] A River hazard that is often overlooked,, but should never... - If you have ever had Poison Ivy , Oak or Sumac, You want to spare others. Nantahala next weekend. 7-26-27. --- On Fri, 7/18/ Donald R. Jul 18, 2008 12:00 PM
Re: [kayaking-177] A River hazard that is often overlooked,, but should never... - Lol not to laugh at all of your misfortunes, but this is great stories ! :) Eric On Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 11:12 AM, Jeffrey Salembier < [address removed] > wrote Eric M. Jul 18, 2008 11:55 AM
RE: [kayaking-177] A River hazard that is often overlooked,, but should never... - Re: [kayaking-177] A River hazard that is often overlooked,, but should never... Michael Jul 18, 2008 11:28 AM
Re: [kayaking-177] A River hazard that is often overlooked,, but should never... - Re: [kayaking-177] A River hazard that is often overlooked,, but should never... Yep. All you ladies, beware of the squatting in user 6. Jul 18, 2008 11:23 AM
Re: [kayaking-177] A River hazard that is often overlooked,, but should never... - Jeffrey S. Jul 18, 2008 11:12 AM
RE: [kayaking-177] A River hazard that is often overlooked,, but should never be. - yuck! -----Original Message----- From: John Miller Sent: Friday, July 18,[masked]:19 AM To: [address removed] Subject: Re: [kayaking-177] A River hazard that is often overlooked,, but should never be. Ain't that Pat M. Jul 18, 2008 10:59 AM
Re: [kayaking-177] A River hazard that is often overlooked,, but should never be. - Preview not available John M. Jul 18, 2008 10:19 AM
Re: [kayaking-177] A River hazard that is often overlooked,, but should never be. - Preview not available Steve C. Jul 18, 2008 9:54 AM
A River hazard that is often overlooked,, but should never be. - Up to Scratch? The Noxious Twins ? Poison Ivy and Poison Oak By Tamia Nelson [address removed] May 22, 2007 Weekend field trips were the bane of my student years, and this one was no exception. Our class John M. Jul 18, 2008 9:46 AM
Sunday was fun - pictures... - Hi Everyone, Sunday on the Nantahala was fun. We hear it rained a lot here in ATL, but we got lucky and it was sunny while we paddled it only rained a bit at the end of the day. Here are some of the pics Eric J. E. Jul 14, 2008 11:27 PM

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