Bachelard

I recently returned from a two week trip to the Alps, one in Val Sesia and one in the French Alps. In an attempt to paddle as many sections of river that I’d never paddled before we found ourselves on the Bachelard…

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Strange Times

We’re officially in a drought apparently. Despite this I managed to find myself on a spate run of the Edw (a tributary of the River Wye) last weekend and paddled Hurley Weir on three gates yesterday. Go figure. On both occasions I managed to not take a single photo. In the mean time however I here […]

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Changes

Rivers change with the seasons. Floods, falling trees or rocks and other detritus can change the river in many ways. From a tree temporarily blocking a rapid until it washed away to a complete remodeling of the river such as that inflicted on the River Sanna in Austria in the floods of 2005. This is why no matter how […]

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Dart

Paddled the Upper Dart today, awesome. Forgot to take my camera though so here’s a photo from the past…

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Due North

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.

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Quebec

So I had a plan to go paddling in Quebec for a couple of weeks taking in the Magpie river as a self-supported multi-day trip.

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Return to Blighty

Richard runs the big one on the Malbaie
Richard runs the big one on the Malbaie.

I’ve just returned from a rather fantastic two weeks in Quebec. Lots of photos to follow but in the meantime here’s one of Richard running the big drop on the Malbaie. The Malbaie is a fantastic river that involves walk-ins, off-road driving, bear avoidance as well as a big waterfall.

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