Intermediate-Advanced Kayaking on the Maury River!

Emily Powell

Let’s go kayaking! The Maury is a sweet Class III-IV run near Lexington, VA. It’s in a beautiful area of Virgina, and the whitewater is lots of fun! To come on this trip you need to have a solid roll and solid boat control in class III water. You must have paddled the Lower James or equivalent at least once …

Gauley Fest!

Emily Powell

Gauley Fest is the biggest whitewater kayaking festival of the year. Last year pretty much every major kayaking company was there selling and giving stuff away, and about 3000 people, kayakers and groupies alike. Here’s the link to the American Whitewater website about it: I’m planning to head down Friday afternoon, leaving around 2, and coming back late Sunday. …

Beginner/Intermediate Kayaking at Balcony Falls

Emily Powell

Let’s go paddle Balcony Falls before the Creekathon! This run is a mostly class II with one class II+/III rapid that is easily walkable if you don’t feel comfortable running it. Balcony is about and hour and a half away and is an awesome, beautiful run; I’m so excited to get back down there! This trip is suitable for anyone …