Forward motion, headfirst & horizontal to gravity!
In mid-September we got a good bit of rain in the North Carolina mountains. I checked the normal runs on my wish list, but the Madison county runs weren't going yet and no one wanted to go down to the north fork of the French Broad with me. Finally, later in the morning I corralled a friend who had boarded with me before into checking out the Red Roofs section of the Watauga river. I had previously run the more difficult gorge section downstream, but have always wanted to pioneer the…Continue