LA via WI 2008
May
16
2008

I struck it rich!!

I did it, I found GOLD! We’re rich!!….well….maybe I didn’t find enough to pay for the trip….or a tankful of gas….or a cup of coffee…but I found GOLD!!. We were heading towards Aberdeen on Thursday to visit Bill who’s stationed at Ft. Bragg and we had reached the end of our limit, so […]

LA via WI 2008
May
15
2008

This was a total dump!

So I’m talking to one of the other rapid guards (all the guides have to stand watch and they can’t do anything else, no iPods, no books, no musical instruments) and he’s telling about what they do. He’s looking upstream, I’m looking downstream and I see a raft try to come upstream to […]

LA via WI 2008
May
15
2008

Here’s one of the guys that you need if you dump truck

We spoke to this guy for a while, he’s one of the rapid guards. They rescue people it there is a dump truck (everyone gets tossed out but the guide) or a total dump. We did get to see a total dump a little later. There are several nations that train here, the […]

LA via WI 2008
May
15
2008

So you just have to go thru the green ones…upstream!

We got a lesson on white water kayaking and how they have to run the gates. This is something for the younger set to do!

LA via WI 2008
May
15
2008

This place is huge!

Wow, this place is huge! There is a ropes course, rock climbing, bike trials and even some white water>

LA via WI 2008
May
15
2008

When you see a sign like this…what else can you do?

Thurs 5/15 2:28 So we had driven a while again today and decided to get off the road because there was a sign that said ‘Camping”. Well at the end of the ramp, there wasn’t anymore evidence of the camping, but look what we did see. And off we went for an adventure.

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CA's Log
May
14
2008

Failure to follow signs

“Paul? Did you think we should have paid more attention to those hitch-hiker signs?” “Huh? Luv? Why would you say that?”

LA via WI 2008
May
14
2008

Well we made it!

Ok, so the climb wasn’t as bad as I thought and the falls were quite nice and the scenery was great.

LA via WI 2008
May
14
2008

Spring is in the air

Wed 5/14 4:10 The Mountain Laurel was just starting to open and the rhododendrons buds were just about to bloom. Oh how I wish I could be here in two weeks!

LA via WI 2008
May
14
2008

The sign Carol Ane was hiding

Need I say more!