Monthly Archives: May 2011

A Quick Paddle Down the Shoalhaven River

kayaking double falls on the shoalhaven river After paddling down the Corang River for the first time the day before, we decided to paddle the more commonly paddled section of the Shoahaven River. Josh and Andrew had gone home following our Corang River adventure, leaving just Alex, Allen, Jaimes and Tristan for the day. Jaimes hadn’t paddled the Shoalhaven River before, so for him it was a chance to paddle something new for the second day in a row. We put in a few kilometres below Oallen Ford via a small side creek and paddled down the the power lines. The level was around ~1.3m on the Shoalhaven River guage at Hillview. I’m not entirely sure what causes the frothing bubbles here, … Continue reading
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First Time on the Corang River

Allen boofing a waterfall on the Corang River We had a group of six paddlers, none of who had paddled the Corang River before. We only knew about the river from reading a short 2 paragraph write up online. The Corang River flows into the Shoalhaven River towards the end of the powerlines section. Since all but one of our group had paddled this section multiple times before, it was an easy decision to try out something new. Our group consisted of Alex, Allen, Andrew, Jaimes, Josh and Tristan. According to the brief write up we’d read, the Corang River is good to go up to about 1.5m on the Shoalhaven gauge at Hillview. The level was ~1.3m, so it seemed like we … Continue reading
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