Go ashore well upstream to check out the rapids. ... What should you do when
approaching unfamiliar rapids? Go ashore well upstream and check them out ...
First, paddlers and others in small boats don't consider themselves “boaters” and
fail to follow the same safe practices as other vessel operators. Second, many ...
Of these, arguable none present the diversity and intensity of hazards as do the ...
We learn to "read" the river to tell us which course to take through a rapids ... In
fast current, the ferrying angle should be narrow; in slow current – broader. ....
Check for local paddling clubs if you seek information on rivers unfamiliar...
Dec 4, 2002 ... equipment, the run you are planning to do ... (should be worn at all times when
on the water) .... always recommended when approaching an unfamiliar or
difficult rapid. .... rapids, which expose a paddler to above-aver-.
Paddlers in any type of competition or just for fun do eddy turns. ... Instead,
explore easy and safe rapids by picking your own line. ... You should learn to
distinguish between a round friendly rock and a more hazardous one ..... Long
Swims Many people unfamiliar with the sport might expect long swims to be a
The Story of Paddling and Romance and to win great prizes (including the grand
.... We spent the May long weekend at the paddling festival in Palmer Rapids, but
.... of details that had more to do with our regular life than with our canoe trip. ...
He was new at this 'maid of honor' thing and a bit unfamiliar with the position, ...
Mar 1, 2003 ... Mr.Stark, I presume: the author paddling the Lugenda, where Livingstone ....
When we reached the next rapids, a five-foot ledge plunging into ... Whatever one
had to do during the night, it had to be right beside one's tent. ..... A huge question
facing the reserve is what should be done about these people. Do ....
I should have them connected by the first week in February. ... Have you seen
what looks like people standing on surfboards and paddling .... most of the day
on the river and be challenged by some slightly bigger rapids. .... Do you wish
you could put your sea kayak on edge the way you've seen more skilled paddlers
The new Trip Leader Assessments will train paddlers to lead in conditions up to
and ... In my mind it should become the MINIMUM training required for
commercial guides ... It has been many years since I paddled a sprint K1 but I got
to do some ... Instructor Trainer 'students' who showed impressive skills on
This was only my second experience paddling in the Arctic and I tend to assume
.... Just as I thought we should begin to taxi the pilot slipped out of the cockpit and
... pilot at long last recognized from the air that we were approaching the long
lake, .... I did not have the courage to do this in the rapids of the Baillie where the