Rafting the “Numbers” section of the Arkansas River, Buena Vista, CO, July 2019

The Sidekick and I did a really awesome and long trip to Colorado in 2019. One of the many highlights was rafting the “Numbers” section of the Arkansas River with the Adventure Company out of Buena Vista. Though the trip itself was planned way ahead of time, planning the rafting trip was not as easy.Continue reading “Rafting the “Numbers” section of the Arkansas River, Buena Vista, CO, July 2019″

Whitewater Rafting the Deerfield River, MA, Sept 2018.

Another super fun rafting trip! You can read more about this trip here! This is a dam release river in a pretty cute spot in central Massachusetts (who’d have though there would be mountains and whitewater rafting in Massachusetts????). The rafting company is Crab Apple Whitewater. Being a dam release river, it starts off prettyContinue reading “Whitewater Rafting the Deerfield River, MA, Sept 2018.”

Section IV Chattooga River, GA, June 2018

A 10 minute (I know…it was hard to narrow down the hour or so of footage I had from a 7 hour rafting trip even just to this) highlight reel of rafting the Chattooga, Section IV in Clayton, GA. This was a mainly class IV and V run on this day. We used Southeastern ExpeditionsContinue reading “Section IV Chattooga River, GA, June 2018”

Chattooga River Rafting, GA June 2018

Just outside of Clayton, GA on the GA/SC border lurks a whitewater enthusiast’s gem: The Chattooga River, filming site of the movie Deliverance and site of some of the best whitewater in the eastern part of the country. The Sidekick, myself, and one of our other friends spent a week in the Clayton, GA areaContinue reading “Chattooga River Rafting, GA June 2018”

Cuyahoga Valley National Park, OH. Apr 2021

National Parks Counter: 19 Hello Adventurers! Situated in a decidedly not “national parky” spot edging Akron and just 20 minutes or so south of Cleveland is a nice little piece of nature called Cuyahoga Valley National Park. This is a park that has an unusual history! This whole area is settled and dotted with smallContinue reading “Cuyahoga Valley National Park, OH. Apr 2021”

Christmas in the Caymans, 2019

So this was the last 2019 trip! You might be wondering how on earth a teacher affords all this! Well, almost all of these flights were free with my Sidekicks companion pass on Southwest and she had accumulated enough points from that perk (a credit card offer) to basically make almost all the flights expensesContinue reading “Christmas in the Caymans, 2019”