Forward motion, headfirst & horizontal to gravity!
Time: September 18, 2009 at 9am to September 20, 2009 at 4pm
Location: Gauley River, New River, West Virginia
City/Town: Summersville, WV
Phone: 804-263-4335 (Alicia), 828-514-2374 (Kevin)
Event Type: riverboarding, demos
Organized By: Face Level & Appalachian Riverboarding
Latest Activity: Aug 1, 2011
Come riverboard and learn from Face Level riverboarders Kevin Yount & Alicia Monahan this year at GauleyFest!
WHAT: Riverboarding get-together trips on the Upper & Lower Gauley and New River.
WHEN: Friday at 9AM (Lower Gauley - big water, but slightly easier than the Upper, with 3 distinct play spots!)
Saturday at 8AM (New River Gorge, before the riverboarding demos)
Sunday time TBD (Upper Gauley, the granddaddy of East Coast whitewater and one of the most awesome Class IV / V riverboarding experiences you'll ever have!)
WHERE: Gauley and New Rivers. Stop by the Canaan Valley Ski Resort / Face Level Industries booth at the festival center for more information!
WHO: Intermediate to experienced riverboarders
WHAT TO BRING: Your riverboard and gear. Stop by the booth and inquire about borrowing gear for any of the sessions.
If you've ever riverboarded on the Gauley or New rivers, you know what a pulse-pounding chaotic mass of whitewater you're in for during these riverboarding sessions. And if you haven't, but you're comfortable in big Class III and IV whitewater, you do not want to miss out on these riverboarder get-togethers. The GauleyFest weekend is a great time to challenge yourself and take on bigger water with experienced guides and many boats and safety personnel on the river.
You'll be riverboarding with two of Face Level's sponsored riverboarders, Kevin Yount and Alicia Monahan, both of whom have many, many river miles of Gauley and New under their boards, at all sorts of crazy levels! They'll help you pick the best lines, make your way through the rapids, and help you collect your thoughts (and your gear, if needed) at the bottom of the rapids!
GauleyFest is the world's biggest whitewater festival for a reason, so make sure you are there with your riverboard and gear for a great wet time!