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Christmas at my parents house is always fun, and I was excited to have Kim join us this year, she wrote a really fun story with her some of her impressions, I’ve posted it below. We had a great time, and it was over far too quickly! Makes me wish my family lived closer.
Hope every one had a great Holiday!
Christmas With Geoff’s Family
By Kim Luu
‘Well, the rigidity of the surface will make it more susceptible to cracking from perpendicular forces, whereas something softer will have more flexural strength and be …
Last weekend I once again had the great pleasure of spending a fantastic few days on the river with a great bunch of folks. Kristi, Carlos, Ryo, Ting, Beckett, Kim and I got together for a few days of paddling on the South Fork American River. What a great time. Not only the was the paddling fun, but the conversation and camraderie were fantastic.
We ran a bunch of stuff. Chilibar with a pretty high flow (with Kim and I paddling an Inflatable, but I took along a …
A work day for me. Took the Patagonia customer service folks rafting on the Truckee RiverStory and Pictures here »
The Middle Fork American is an incredible run, class IV with at least one Class V rapid on it. It doesn’t get run often, perhaps due to the 8+ miles of “flatwater” in the center.
We had a bit of a slow start due to a car of paddlers that got lost between the takeout and put-in, but once our group arrived, we suited up in the hot sun, and slipped into the cool river. The run starts quickly, with a fun class III rapid. As we move down …
A few months back my freind Kristi emailed me, letting me know that she had scored a permit for the Rogue River in OR. She and I spent a few months hashing out all the details of the trip, but before long, the trip was upon us. There were going to be 8 paddlers, setting out for 3 days of paddling on the “Wild and Scenic” designated section of the Rogue River, in Oregon.
I left work early on friday, and met up with James and Jessica, after a stop at …