We had overcome our doubts about the weather and the doubts about ourselves, and experienced an incredible trip because of it. I just can't wait for next year!
I was awed by the power of the water, and stoked by the pummeling I received sitting in the front of the raft. I was also impressed by the guide; he was completely calm in the face of what appeared to be total chaos.
The paddle stroke is a repetitive motion, and yet to the attentive paddler, that stroke is constantly being adjusted.
The Adirondacks are the place I call home, even when living 3,000 miles away.