Having had to abort my last two attempts to go paddling in Scotland I finally made it north of the border for this years annual Kingfisher Canoe Club trip last week. Epic water levels were encountered at the beginning of the week and we took advantage of these to run a few rivers I hadn’t paddled […]Read more "Third Time lucky"
…I used to do something called white water kayaking. This year however has been so busy I’ve had scant chance to venture beyond the River Thames with my boat. However I did manage to get away for the weekend and dash up to Fort William for the 2013 Wet West Paddlefest along with a few […]Read more "Along time ago…"
Below is Dave running the second drop of Triple Falls on the Etive. This was two weeks ago on the annual Kingfisher Canoe Club trip to the West Highlands. The evening before I drove up to Scotland I watched the latest James Bond film Skyfall which, and spoilers follow, features Glen Etive for the majority […]Read more "Nobody Does It Better."
Catching up again… Back at the end of October I headed north to Scotland for the annual KCC trip to Roy Bridge. As usual this proved to be another fun, relaxed trip. More Pics HERE.Read more "Due North"
Me, about to be pummelled. The photo above was taken last week on the River Orchy by Guy Davies. It’s me on ‘Eas a’Chataidh’ just before I back-looped on to the rocks and bashed my head and got pummelled leaving me with a ringing headache. Fortunately no permanent damage seems to of been done to me though […]Read more "North of the border"
I took a few photos whilst away mainly of the Etive and the Morriston. Click on the picture below to see the gallery.Read more "Scotland Photos"
On friday we headed north again and ran the Meig. None of us had run this before but the guide book promised it would run in low water. What we found was a short two km pool drop river in an extremely beautiful gorge. And it ran even with just the compensation release from the […]Read more "Scotland – Days Seven and Eight"
Still no water but we lucked out on both days and found the Morriston open 🙂 Lucille and Vicki managed to swim on the lower section on wednesday and got off halfway through on the Thursday due to a dicky tummy. Andy managed to do an entire rapid upside down and Ben had an epic time trying to […]Read more "Scotland – Days Five and Six"